Hyde v. Dixon
OPINION AND ORDER Dismissing Case Without Prejudice for failure to prosecute. Signed by Honorable Timothy L. Brooks on June 5, 2017. (src)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS
CHARLES E. HYDE
Civil No. 5:16-CV-5278
JIM DIXON, et al
OPINION AND ORDER
Plaintiff Charles L. Hyde filed this 28 U.S.C. § 1983 action prose on October 11 ,
2016 . (Doc. 1). On December 7, 2016 , in response to motions filed by Mr. Hyde, the Court
entered an Order directing him to complete and file an Addendum by December 21 , 2016 ,
clarifying if he wished to dismiss this case. (Doc. 30) . This Order was not returned as
undeliverable. Mr. Hyde did not respond. He further failed to keep the Court apprised of
a later address change. He was given until April 26, 2017, to show cause as to why he
failed to obey the Orders of the Court. As part of that response, he was also ordered to
complete an attached Addendum by April 26, 2017.
On May 8, 2017, Mr. Hyde filed a show-cause response, stating he did not keep the
Court updated as to his address because he did not have a steady address and did not
have access to paper and writing instruments. He further stated he did not receive the
Addendum attached to the Show Cause Order. On May 9, 2017 , Mr. Hyde was again
ordered to complete the attached Addendum by May 23, 2017, and was advised that
failure to complete and return the Addendum by May 23 , 2017, would result in dismissal
of his case for failure to obey a court order. (Doc. 36) . To date, the Court has not received
Therefore, the case is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE for failure to prosecute
this action and failure to follow the orders of the Court. Fed . R. Civ. P. 41 (b) .
IT IS SO ORDERED on this
day of June, 2
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