Dansby v. Otwell et al

Filing 3

ORDER directing the Clerk of the Court to immediately transfer Plaintiff's entire case file to the Western District of Arkansas. Signed by Magistrate Judge Jerome T. Kearney on 11/18/2022. (ldb) [Transferred from ared on 11/18/2022.]

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS CENTRAL DIVISION JOSEPH ALEXANDER DANSBY, SR., # 111456 v. PLAINTIFF 4:22CV01111-BSM-JTK STEVE OTWELL, et al. DEFENDANTS ORDER Joseph Alexander Dansby, Sr. (“Plaintiff”) filed a pro se Complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983 against Nevada County, Arkansas Captain/Jail Administrator Steve Otwell, Lieutenant Karen Ghormley, Correctional Officer Calee Parsons, and Sergeant Andrew Windham. No. 2). (Doc. Nevada County lies in the Western District of Arkansas. Because of the Defendants named and allegations made, the Court finds that the interests of justice would be best served by transferring this case to the United States District Court for the Western District of Arkansas. See 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). 1 The Clerk of the Court is directed to immediately TRANSFER PLAINTIFF’S ENTIRE CASE FILE to the Western District of Arkansas. IT IS SO ORDERED this 18th day of November, 2022. _________________________________ JEROME T. KEARNEY UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 1 “The district court of a district in which is filed a case laying venue in the wrong division or district shall dismiss, or if it be in the interest of justice, transfer such case to any district or division in which it could have been brought.” Id.

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