Pipes v. Cox
ORDER directing the Clerk of the Court to prepare a summons for the defendant, and the United States Marshal is hereby directed to serve a copy of the amended complaint 4 , exhibits 5 , and summons on the defendant without prepayment of fees and costs or security therefor. Signed by Magistrate Judge Patricia S. Harris on 11/16/2020. (wbb)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CLIFFORD LEE PIPES III
No: 3:20-cv-00349 KGB-PSH
Having reviewed Plaintiff Clifford Lee Pipes III’s amended complaint (Doc.
No. 4) for screening purposes,1 it appears that service is appropriate with respect to
Pipes’ claims against defendant Susan Cox. The Clerk of the Court shall prepare a
summons for the defendant, and the United States Marshal is hereby directed to serve
a copy of the amended complaint (Doc. No. 4), exhibits (Doc. No. 5), and summons
on the defendant without prepayment of fees and costs or security therefor. Service
should be attempted through the Poinsett County Sheriff’s Office.2
IT IS SO ORDERED this 16th day of November, 2020.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
The Prison Litigation Reform Act (PLRA) requires federal courts to screen
prisoner complaints seeking relief against a governmental entity, officer, or employee.
28 U.S.C. § 1915A(a).
If the defendant is no longer a County employees, the individual responding to
service must file a SEALED statement providing the unserved defendant’s last known
private mailing address.
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