Colborn v. Denver Sheriffs Dept. et al
ORDER dismissing this action without prejudice, and denying leave to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal, by Judge Lewis T. Babcock on 1/30/15. (dkals, )
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF COLORADO
Civil Action No. 14-cv-03419-GPG
CHAD ALEXANDER COLBORN,
DENVER SHERIFF’S DEPT.,
DENVER COUNTY JAIL,
DENVER HEALTH SERVICES, and
DENVER COUNTY JAIL,
ORDER OF DISMISSAL
On December 18, 2014, Plaintiff Chad Alexander Colborn initiated this action by
filing a Prisoner Complaint and a Motion and Affidavit for Leave to Proceed Pursuant to
28 U.S.C. § 1915. On December 22, 2014, Magistrate Judge Gordon P. Gallagher
granted Plaintiff leave to proceed pursuant to § 1915. On the same day, Magistrate
Judge Gallagher also directed Plaintiff to file an Amended Complaint and assert
personal participation by properly named defendants. Subsequently on December 23,
2014, the Court determined that Plaintiff had filed a notice of change of address in a
separate pending case and directed the Clerk of the Court to resend the Order to
Amend, ECF No. 6, and the Order Granting Leave to Proceed In Forma Pauperis, ECF
No. 4, entered in this case, to Plaintiff at the new address.
Then the envelopes containing ECF Nos. 4 and 6 sent to Plaintiff at the Denver
County Jail were returned to the Court on January 2 and 8, 2014, respectively. The
envelopes, however, containing ECF Nos. 4 and 6, which were sent to the address
Plaintiff had provided to us on December 19, 2014, have not been returned to the Court.
Finding Plaintiff has been properly notified of his requirement to amend the Complaint,
he now has failed prosecute this case within the time allowed. The Court, therefore, will
dismiss the action.
The Court also certifies pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(a)(3) that any appeal from
this Order is not taken in good faith, and, therefore, in forma pauperis status is denied
for the purpose of appeal. See Coppedge v. United States, 369 U.S. 438 (1962). If
Plaintiff files a notice of appeal he must also pay the full $505 appellate filing fee or file a
motion to proceed in forma pauperis in the Tenth Circuit within thirty days in accordance
with Fed. R. App. P. 24. Accordingly, it is
ORDERED that the action is dismissed without prejudice pursuant to Fed. R. Civ.
P. 41(b) for failure to cure the deficiencies and for failure to prosecute. It is
FURTHER ORDERED that leave to proceed in forma pauperis on appeal is
DATED at Denver, Colorado, this 30th
BY THE COURT:
s/Lewis T. Babcock
LEWIS T. BABCOCK, Senior Judge
United States District Court
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