Reed v. Boone County Sheriff's Department et al
ORDER directing the Clerk of Court to transfer this case immediately to the U.S. District Court for the Western District of Arkansas, Harrison Division. Signed by Magistrate Judge Beth Deere on 1/12/2017. (mef)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
ROBERT THOMAS REED
CASE NO. 4:17-CV-8 JM/BD
BOONE COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT
and MIKE MOORE
On January 6, 2017, Robert Thomas Reed, an inmate in the Boone County Jail
(“Jail”), filed this lawsuit without the help of a lawyer under 42 U.S.C. § 1983, on behalf
of himself and Carrie Rae Etheridge. (Docket entry #2) Mr. Reed alleges that his
constitutional rights were violated during his detention at the Jail. He identifies the
Boone County Sheriff’s Department and the Boone County Sheriff as the only
Boone County is located in the Western District of Arkansas. The interests of
justice would best be served by transferring this case to the United States District Court
for the Western District of Arkansas, under 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). The Clerk of Court is
directed to transfer this case immediately to the United States District Court for the
Western District of Arkansas, Harrison Division, John Paul Hammerschmidt Federal
Building, 35 East Mountain Street, Room 510, Fayetteville, Arkansas 72701.
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 12th day of January, 2017.
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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