Bradford v. Switther et al

Filing 8

ORDER OF DISMISSAL Signed by Judge Beth Labson Freeman on 11/17/2021. (tsh, COURT STAFF) (Filed on 11/17/2021)Any non-CM/ECF Participants have been served by First Class Mail to the addresses of record listed on the Notice of Electronic Filing (NEF)

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1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT 9 NORTHERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 DONALD DONTE LYNN BRADFORD, Plaintiff, 12 13 ORDER OF DISMISSAL v. 14 Case No. 21-07394 BLF MATTHEW SWITTHER, et al., 15 Defendants. 16 17 18 On September 22, 2021, Plaintiff, proceeding pro se, filed a letter attempting to 19 initiate a civil rights action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983.1 Dkt. No. 1. On the same day, 20 the Clerk sent Plaintiff a notice informing him that he must file a complaint on the proper 21 form within twenty-eight days or the action would be dismissed. Dkt. No. 2. A blank 22 complaint form and postage-paid return envelope were enclosed with the notice. Id. The 23 Clerk also sent a separate notice informing Plaintiff that he needed to either pay the filing 24 fee or file an In Forma Pauperis (“IFP”) application within twenty-eight days to avoid 25 dismissal. Dkt. No. 3. The deadline has passed, and Plaintiff has failed to file a proper 26 27 28 1 This matter was reassigned to this Court on November 1, 2021, after Plaintiff did not file consent to magistrate jurisdiction in the time provided. Dkt. No. 7. 1 complaint and pay the filing fee or file an IFP application. 2 Accordingly, this action is DISMISSED without prejudice for failure to file a 3 proper complaint and pay the filing fee. The Clerk shall terminate all pending motions and 4 close the file. 5 6 IT IS SO ORDERED. Dated: __November 17, 2021__ ________________________ BETH LABSON FREEMAN United States District Judge 7 8 9 10 United States District Court Northern District of California 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28 Order of Dismissal P:\PRO-SE\BLF\CR.21\07394.Bradford_dis-ifp-compl. 2

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