Stevens v. Washington County Detention Center et al
ORDER directing the Clerk to immediately transfer Stevens's entire case file to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Judge D. P. Marshall Jr. on 12/10/2014. (jak)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
JIMMY DON STEVENS
DETENTION CENTER; COLEMAN, Sergeant,
Washington County Detention Center; CARTER,
Corporal, Washington County Detention Center;
U.S. BANK NATIONAL ASSOCIATION; FIELDS,
DFCC, Washington County Detention Center; and
JOHN DOE, Deputy Sheriff
Stevens filed this action alleging that he did not receive the full amount
owed from a vehicle insurance claim while incarcerated in the Washington
County Detention Center. Ng 2 at 3. From the facts alleged and the persons
sued, venue properly lies in the Western District of Arkansas. 28 U.S.C. §
1391(b). The Court finds that the interests of justice would best be served by
transferring this case there. 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). The Court directs the Clerk to
immediately* transfer Stevens' s entire case file to the United States District
*There is no need to delay transfer because both courts are within
the Eighth Circuit. In re Nine Mile Ltd., 673 F.2d 242, 243 (8th Cir. 1982).
Court for the Western District of Arkansas.
D.P. Marshall Jr.
United States District Judge
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