Thompson v. Walters et al

Filing 6

ORDER directing Plaintiff to file a motion for service that contains Defendants' address for service of process within fifteen days from the entry date of this Order. Signed by Judge Susan Webber Wright on 11/20/2015. (jak)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION PATRICK D. THOMPSON, Plaintiff, vs. HORACE WALTERS, individually and in his official capacity as Chief of Police in and for the City of Alexander, AR; CITY OF ALEXANDER, ARKANSAS, Defendants. * * * * * * * * * * * * * No. 4:15-cv-00709-SWW ORDER By Order entered November 18, 2015 [doc.#5], the Court granted Plaintiff Patrick D. Thompson’s motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis and directed the United States Marshal for the Eastern District of Arkansas to serve the summons and complaint on the defendants in this action. However, before this case can go forward, plaintiff must provide Defendants’ address for service of the complaint and summons. See Lee v. Armontrout, 991 F.2d 487, 489 (8th Cir. 1993) (per curiam) (noting that a pro se plaintiff proceeding in forma pauperis bears the responsibility to provide a proper address for service on the defendant). Plaintiff has fifteen (15) days from the entry date of this order in which to file a motion for service that contains defendants’ address for service of process. IT IS SO ORDERED this 20th day of November 2015. /s/Susan Webber Wright UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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