Dixion v. Allen et al
ORDER directing Plaintiff to ascertain a valid service address for Davis within forty-five days from the date of this Order. Plaintiff is advised that the failure to timely and properly comply with this Order may result in dismissal, without prejudice, of the claims against Davis. Signed by Magistrate Judge J. Thomas Ray on 6/3/2015. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
ADC # 144746
DAVIS, Officer, Crittendon County, et al.
The summons issued for Defendant “Davis” at the Crittendon County Jail has
been returned to the Court unexecuted by the United States Marshal Service. Doc. 9.
It is the responsibility of a prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in
a § 1983 action to provide the Court and the U.S. Marshal Service with proper service
addresses for the defendants. Lee v. Armontrout, 991 F.2d 487, 489 (8th Cir. 1993).
The Court will allow Plaintiff forty-five (45) days from the date of this Order to
ascertain a valid service address for Davis. Plaintiff is advised that the failure to
timely and properly comply with this Order may result in dismissal, without prejudice,
of the claims against Davis. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m) (providing that a Court may sua
sponte dismiss a defendant if he or she is not served within 120 days of the filing of
IT IS SO ORDERED this 3rd day of June, 2015.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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