Townsend v. Singleton et al
ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATIONS for 11 Report and Recommendations, dismissing official capacity claims against all defendants, and dismissing without prejudice Plaintiff's individual capacity claims against James Singleton (Sheriff, Hempstead County, AR), Johnny Godbolt (Jail Administrator) and Veronica Mauldin. James Singleton, Johnny Godbolt and Veronica Mauldin terminated. Signed by Honorable Susan O. Hickey on February 11, 2013. (cap)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
JACOB JAMES TOWNSEND
Civil No. 12-CV-4072
SHERIFF JAMES SINGLETON;
JOHNNY GOODBOLT; SGT. VERONICA
MAULDIN; OFFICER PIERRE SUMMERVILLE;
OFFICER SIMEON AIMES; and LT. KEVIN
Before the Court is the Report and Recommendation filed January 3, 2013, by the Honorable
Barry A. Bryant, United States Magistrate Judge for the Western District of Arkansas. (ECF No.
11). Judge Bryant recommends that Plaintiff’s official capacity claims against all Defendants and
his individual capacity claims against Separate Defendants Sheriff Singleton, Captain Goodbolt, and
Sergeant Mauldin be DISMISSED without prejudice pursuant to 28 U.S.C. §§ 1915(e)(2)(B)(I-iii)
and 1915A(a). Plaintiff has not filed objections to the Report and Recommendation, and the time
to object has passed. See 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)©. Therefore, the Court adopts the Report and
Recommendation in toto. Accordingly, the Court finds that Plaintiff’s official capacity claims against
all Defendants and Plaintiff’s individual capacity claims against Separate Defendants Sheriff
Singleton, Captain Goodbolt, and Sergeant Mauldin should be and hereby are DISMISSED
IT IS SO ORDERED, this 11th day of February, 2013.
/s/ Susan O. Hickey
Susan O. Hickey
United States District Judge
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