Etheridge v. Boone County Sheriff's Department et al
OPINION AND ORDER dismissing case without prejudice ***Civil Case Terminated. Signed by Honorable Timothy L. Brooks on April 14, 2017. (tg)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CARRIE RAE ETHERIDGE
CASE NO. 3:17-CV-03004
BOONE COUNTY SHERIFF'S
DEPARTMENT; and SHERIFF
OPINION AND ORDER
This is a civil rights case filed by the Plaintiff under the provisions of 42 U.S.C.
§ 1983. Plaintiff proceeds pro se.
At the times at issue in this case , Plaintiff was
incarcerated at the Boone County Detention Center.
Plaintiff failed to submit with her complaint an in forma pauperis (I FP) application or
the $400 filing fee. By order (Doc. 6) entered on January 13, 2017 , Plaintiff was given until
January 31 , 2017 , to complete and submit an IFP application or pay the filing fee. In that
same order, Plaintiff was advised that the Boone County Sheriff's Department could not
be sued under§ 1983. She was given until January 31 , 2017 , to advise the Court if she
wanted to substitute an individual or individuals in place of the Sheriff's Department. She
was advised that failure to comply with the order may result in the dismissal of the case.
She did not file a response to the order.
On March 14, 2017 , a show cause order (Doc. 11) was entered. Plaintiff was given
until April 3, 2017 , to show cause why this case should not be dismissed due to her failure
to prosecute this action and her failure to obey the order of the Court.
The show cause order was returned as undeliverable on April 5, 2017.
envelope was marked "moved left no forwarding address." The Court has no other
address forthe Plaintiff. When she filed this case , Plaintiff was advised (Doc. 6) that it was
her obligation to keep the Court informed of her current address at all times.
For these reasons , this case is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE for failure to
prosecute this action and failure to obey
IT IS SO ORDERED on
tlB. orders of the Court. Fed. R. Civ. P. 41 (b ).
this ~ day of April ,
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