Sienze v. Madera County Sheriff's Office, et al.
ORDER ADOPTING 6 Findings and Recommendations and DISMISSING Certain Claims and Defendants for Failure to State a Claim, signed by District Judge Anthony W. Ishii on 8/18/17. (Marrujo, C)
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
VICTOR M. SIENZE,
Case No. 1:17-cv-00736-AWI-SAB
ORDER ADOPTING FINDINGS AND
RECOMMENDATIONS AND DISMISSING
CERTAIN CLAIMS AND DEFENDANTS
FOR FAILURE TO STATE A CLAIM
MADERA COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE,
(ECF No. 6)
Plaintiff Victor M. Sienze is appearing pro se and in forma pauperis in this civil rights
19 action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. Plaintiff filed a first amended complaint on June 30, 2017,
20 which was referred to a United States Magistrate Judge pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(B) and
21 Local Rule 302.
On July 13, 2017, the Magistrate Judge filed a findings and recommendations which
23 recommended dismissing certain claims and defendants for Plaintiff’s failure to state a claim.
24 The findings and recommendations was served on Plaintiff and contained notice that any
25 objections to the findings and recommendations were to be filed within thirty days from the date
26 of service. The period for filing objections has passed and no objections have been filed.
In accordance with the provisions of 28 U.S.C. § 636(b)(1)(C), this Court has conducted
28 a de novo review of this case. Having carefully reviewed the entire file, the Court finds the
1 findings and recommendations to be supported by the record and by proper analysis.
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
The findings and recommendations, filed July 13, 2017, is ADOPTED IN FULL;
This action shall proceed against Defendants Kutz and Kerber for the use of
excessive force in violation of the Fourth Amendment;
failure to state a cognizable claim against them;
All remaining claims in the first amended complaint are dismissed for failure to
state a claim; and
Defendants Clark, Roth, and Thomas are dismissed from this action for Plaintiff’s
This matter is referred to the Magistrate Judge for initiation of service of process.
IT IS SO ORDERED.
13 Dated: August 18, 2017
SENIOR DISTRICT JUDGE
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