Fruits v. Shasta County Sheriffs

Filing 5

ORDER TRANSFERRING CASE to the Eastern District of California. Signed by Judge Charles R. Breyer on 5/31/2016. (Attachments: # 1 Certificate/Proof of Service)(beS, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 5/31/2016)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 7 FOR THE NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 8 9 JOHN P. FRUITS, AT2526, Plaintiff(s), 10 11 12 13 vs. SHASTA COUNTY SHERIFF, et al., Defendant(s). ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. C 16-2772 CRB (PR) ORDER OF TRANSFER 14 15 Plaintiff, a prisoner at the California Correctional Institution in Tehachapi, has 16 filed a pro se complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 alleging various wrongdoing while in 17 the custody of the Shasta County Sheriff. A substantial part of the events or omissions 18 giving rise to the claim(s) occurred, and the defendants named reside, in the County of 19 Shasta, which lies within the venue of the Eastern District of California. See 28 U.S.C. 20 § 84(b). Venue therefore properly lies in the Eastern District. See id. § 1391(b). 21 Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that, in the interest of justice and pursuant to 28 22 U.S.C. § 1406(a), this action be TRANSFERRED to the United States District Court for 23 the Eastern District of California. 24 The clerk shall transfer this matter and terminate all pending motions as moot. 25 SO ORDERED. 26 DATED: May 31, 2016 CHARLES R. BREYER United States District Judge 27 28 G:\PRO-SE\CRB\CR.16\Fruits, J.16-2772.transfer.wpd

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