Green v. Singleton et al
JUDGMENT granting 44 Motion to Dismiss Case (CASE DISMISSED); ***Civil Case Dismissed with Prejudice; pursuant to settle agreement. Signed by Honorable Barry A. Bryant on October 10, 2014. (cnn)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CIVIL NO. 4:12-cv-04037
SHERIFF JAMES SINGLETON;
JOHNNY GODBOLT; SGT.
SIMON AMES; KATHY
FINCHER; and PIERRE SUMMERVILLE
Plaintiff proceeds in this matter pro se and in forma pauperis pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
Plaintiff is currently incarcerated in the Arkansas Department of Corrections Cummins Unit in
Grady, Arkansas. Currently before me is the Joint Motion to Dismiss. ECF No. 44. The parties
have consented to the jurisdiction of a magistrate judge to conduct any and all proceedings in this
case, including conducting the trial, ordering the entry of a final judgment, and conducting all postjudgment proceedings. ECF No. 19. Pursuant to this authority, I find this Motion ready for
decision and issue this Judgment.
Plaintiff filed his Complaint in this matter on April 23, 2012 alleging Defendants subjected
him to excessive force while he was incarcerated in the Hempstead County Detention Center. ECF
On September 22, 2014, the parties filed the instant Joint Motion to Dismiss stating the
parties entered into a settlement agreement, and requesting Plaintiff’s Complaint be dismissed with
prejudice pursuant to such settlement agreement. ECF No. 44.
For the foregoing reasons, the Joint Motion to Dismiss (ECF No. 44) is GRANTED and
Plaintiff’s Complaint (ECF No. 1) is DISMISSED with prejudice pursuant to the parties settlement
agreement. The Clerk of the Court is DIRECTED to close this case.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 10th day of October 2014.
/s/ Barry A. Bryant
HON. BARRY A. BRYANT
UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE
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