McDonald v. Higgins et al

Filing 7

ORDER withdrawing the reference; and dismissing, without prejudice, Mr. McDonald's claims due to a lack of prosecution. An in forma pauperis appeal from this Order would not be taken in good faith. Signed by Judge James M. Moody Jr. on 1/17/2023. (llg)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS CENTRAL DIVISION CHRISTOPHER MCDONALD #61544 V. PLAINTIFF NO. 4:22-cv-01181-JM HIGGINS, et al. DEFENDANTS ORDER Paul Criswell, an inmate at the Pulaski County Detention Facility (“Detention Facility”), filed this lawsuit pro se under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 on behalf of himself and 50 other inmates, including Plaintiff Christopher McDonald. Doc. 1. Pursuant to Court policy, the Court opened 51 different lawsuits, including this one for Mr. McDonald. On December 12, 2022, mail from the Court to Mr. McDonald was returned as “undeliverable.” Doc. 3. On December 13, 2022, the Court ordered Mr. McDonald to notify the Court of his current address within 30 days or risk dismissal of his complaint. Doc. 4. To date, he has not responded to the Court’s December 13 Order, and the time to do so has passed. The Court withdraws the reference. Mr. McDonald’s claims are DISMISSED, without prejudice due to a lack of prosecution. FED. R. CIV. P. 41(b); Local rule 5.5(c)(2). An in forma pauperis appeal from this Order would not be taken in good faith. 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3). IT IS SO ORDERED this 17th day of January, 2023. _______________________________ UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

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