Burton v. Crane et al

Filing 22

MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Honorable Barry A. Bryant on November 30, 2010. (cap)

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Burton v. Crane et al Doc. 22 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS TEXARKANA DIVISION CALVIN ONEAL BURTON v. Civil No. 4:10-cv-04006 PLAINTIFF SHERIFF JERRY CRANE, Hempstead County, Arkansas; CHIEF DEPUTY JAMES SINGLETON, Hempstead County Detention Center; ASST. JAIL ADMINISTRATOR STEPHEN GLOVER, Hempstead County Detention Center; DEPUTY BRANDON SMITH, Shift Supervisor, Hempstead County Detention Center; and NURSE LORI, Hempstead County Detention Center DEFENDANTS MEMORANDUM OPINION This is a civil rights action filed pursuant to 42 U.S.C. 1983. The Plaintiff proceeds pro se and in forma pauperis. The case is before me pursuant to the consent of the parties. (ECF No. 13). On August 13, 2010, Defendants filed a motion to compel answers to discovery requests (ECF No. 19). Defendants stated they propounded interrogatories and requests for production of documents to the Plaintiff on April 21, 2010. Defendants indicated they had not received Plaintiff's responses or any communication from the Plaintiff regarding his responses. Plaintiff did not respond to the motion to compel. Defendants' motion to compel (ECF No. 19) was granted by order entered on September 30, 2010 (ECF. No. 20). Plaintiff was directed to provide Defendants with the required responses to the discovery requests by 5:00 p.m. on October 15, 2010. Dockets.Justia.com On October 20, 2010, Defendants filed a motion to dismiss (ECF No. 21). In the motion, Defendants indicate they did not receive any discovery responses from the Plaintiff. Plaintiff has not responded to the motion to dismiss. Based on Plaintiff's failure to obey the order of the Court, the motion to dismiss (ECF No. 21) will be granted by a separate order entered this same day. Fed. R. Civ. P. 41. DATED this 30th day of November 2010. /s/ Barry A. Bryant HON. BARRY A. BRYANT UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

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