Jones v. Rose
OPINION AND ORDER. Signed by Honorable Timothy L. Brooks on August 17, 2016. (tg)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
BRYAN KEITH JONES
CASE NO.: 16-CV-05026
CORPORAL JAMES ROSE
OPINION AND ORDER
This is a civil rights case filed by the Plaintiff Bryan K. Jones under the provisions
of 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Jones proceeds prose and in forma pauperis.
When he filed this case , Jones was incarcerated in the Washington County
Detention Center. (Doc. 1). He was specifically advised that he had an obligation to keep
the Court informed of his current address at all times. (Doc. 3). On May 17, 2016 , mail
was returned to the Court as undeliverable with a notation that Plaintiff was no longer
incarcerated at the Washington County Detention Center.
The Court obtained the home address Plaintiff had provided when booked , and a
change of address was entered on Plaintiff's behalf on May 25 , 2016. On June 23 , 2016 ,
Defendant filed a Motion to Dismiss. (Doc. 14). In the Motion, Defendant asserts that he
has been unable to effect service of the Defendant's correspondence and of the notice of
deposition on the Plaintiff. Plaintiff has not responded to the Motion.
A show cause order was entered on July 19, 2016, giving Jones until August 1,
2016 , to show cause why this case should not be dismissed based on his failure to keep
the Court informed of his current address . (Doc. 20). He was advised that failure to
respond to the order would result in the dismissal of this case.
The show cause order was returned to the Court as undeliverable on July 27 , 2016.
The Court has no other address available to it.
The Complaint is DISMISSED WITH PREJUDICE pursuant to Rule 41(b) of the
Federal Rules of Civil Procedure , based on Plaintiff's failure to respond to the orders of the
Court and his failure to prosecute this ac~ .
IT IS SO ORDERED on
this ~ day of August,
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