Gregory v. Gentry et al
ORDER granting 32 Plaintiff's Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis; granting in part and denying in part 29 & 33 Motion to Subpoena and/or Summons. The U.S. Marshal is directed to serve the Summons & Complaint on Defendants in th is action without costs. Plaintiff asks that numerous non-defendants be served. Because Plaintiff's Complaint makes no mention of these individuals, Plaintiff's Motions are DENIED as to all non-defendants. Signed by Judge Billy Roy Wilson on 3/28/2012. (jct)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
JAMES C. GREGORY
CODY GENTRY, Individually
and as a Police Officer for the City
of Blytheville, Arkansas, et al.
Pending is pro se Plaintiff’s Motion for Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Doc.
No. 32). Because Plaintiff’s economic situation qualifies him for In Forma Pauperis status,
Plaintiff’s Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Doc. No. 32) is GRANTED.
Also pending is Plaintiff’s Motion to Subpoena and/or Summons, Service (Doc.
Nos. 29, 32). The Motions are GRANTED in part and DENIED in part. Since Plaintiff has been
granted leave of court to proceed in forma pauperis, based on Rule 4(c)(3) of the Federal Rules
of Civil Procedure, the U.S. Marshal for the Eastern District of Arkansas is directed to serve the
summons and complaint on Defendants in this action without costs. Plaintiff asks that numerous
non-defendants be served. Because Plaintiff’s complaint1 makes no mention of these
individuals, Plaintiff’s Motions are DENIED as to all non-defendants.
The Marshal will serve the summons pursuant to the provisions of Rule 4 of the Federal
Rules of Civil Procedure.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 28th day of March, 2012.
/s/Billy Roy Wilson
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Doc. No. 1.
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