Wofford v. Holladay et al

Filing 7

ORDER directing the Clerk to prepare summons and the USM to serve Defendants Ouzit, Smith, Mitchell, and Landreth without prepayment of fees or costs or security therefore. Signed by Magistrate Judge Joe J. Volpe on 4/4/2016. (lej)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS WESTERN DIVISION RICKY WOFFORD, JR. ADC # 102909 v. PLAINTIFF 4:16CV00143-SWW-JJV DOC HOLLADAY, Sheriff, Pulaski County ; et al. DEFENDANTS ORDER Having reviewed Plaintiff’s Amended Complaint (Doc. No. 5) for screening purposes,1 the Court concludes that service is appropriate for Defendants Ouzit, J. Smith, Mitchell, and Landreth. Plaintiff has not provided full names for any of these Defendants. Service will nevertheless be attempted based on their last names and position titles.2 If service fails for lack of identification, however, Plaintiff will have to provide complete names before service is re-attempted. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that the Clerk of Court shall prepare Summons for these Defendants, and the United States Marshall shall serve a copy of the Amended Complaint (Doc. No. 5), Summons, and this Order on them without prepayment fees or costs or security therefore. Service for each Defendant should be through the Pulaski County Detention Facility, 3201 West Roosevelt Road, Little Rock, AR 72204. DATED this 4th day of April, 2016. ___________________________________ JOE J. VOLPE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 1 The Prison Litigation Reform Act requires federal courts to screen prisoner complaints seeking relief against a governmental entity, officer, or employee. 28 U.S.C. Sect. 1915A(a). 2 Ouzit is a correctional officer and Smith, Mitchell, and Landreth are nurses. All work at the Pulaski County Regional Detention Facility. 1

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