McBroom et al v. McKann et al
ORDER OF DISMISSAL, pursuant to Local Rule 5.5(c)(2), this case is DISMISSED, WITHOUT PREJUDICE, due to Plaintiffs' failure to timely & properly comply with the Court's 7/15/11 Order. The Court certifies, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. Section 1915(a)(3), that an in forma pauperis appeal taken from this Order of Dismissal & the accompanying Judgment would not be taken in good faith. Signed by Judge James M. Moody on 8/22/2011. (jct)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
SAHELIAN D. MCBROOM; and
TOMMY D. HUGHES
Craighead County Sheriff, et al.
ORDER OF DISMISSAL
Plaintiffs, Sahelian D. McBroom and Tommy D. Hughes, are confined in the
Craighead County Detention Center. On July 11, 2011, they filed a single pro se §
1983 Complaint alleging that Defendants violated their constitutional rights. See
docket entry #1.
On July 15, 2011, the Court entered an Order giving Plaintiffs thirty days to
either: (1) pay the filing fee in full; or (2) file an Application to Proceed In Forma
Pauperis, along with a prisoner calculation sheet. See docket entry #2. Importantly,
the Court advised Plaintiffs that the failure to timely and properly do so would result
in the dismissal of his case, without prejudice, pursuant to Local Rule 5.5(c)(2).1 Id.
Local Rule 5.5(c)(2) provides that: “It is the duty of any party not represented
by counsel to promptly notify the Clerk and the other parties to the proceedings of any
change in his or her address, to monitor the progress of the case, and to prosecute or
defend the action diligently. A party appearing for himself/herself shall sign his/her
As of the date of this Order of Dismissal, Plaintiffs have failed to comply with the
Court’s July 15, 2011 Order, and the time for doing so has expired.
IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED THAT:
Pursuant to Local Rule 5.5(c)(2), this case is DISMISSED, WITHOUT
PREJUDICE, due to Plaintiffs’ failure to timely and properly comply with the Court’s
July 15, 2011 Order.
The Court certifies, pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3), that an in forma
pauperis appeal from this Order of Dismissal and the accompanying Judgment would
not be taken in good faith.
Dated this 22nd day of August, 2011.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
pleadings and state his/her address, zip code, and telephone number. If any
communication from the Court to a pro se plaintiff is not responded to within thirty
(30) days, the case may be dismissed without prejudice. Any party proceeding pro se
shall be expected to be familiar with and follow the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure.”
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