Edwards v. Carter et al
ORDER dismissing case for failure to state a claim and failure to prosecute. Ordered by Judge Hugh Lawson on 1/03/2012. (nbp)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF GEORGIA
JAMES ROBERT EDWARDS,
ANTOINIO CARTER, et. al.,
Plaintiff JAMES ROBERT EDWARDS, a prisoner at Berrien County Jail in Nashville,
Georgia, has filed a pro se civil rights complaint under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 and seeks to proceed
without prepayment of the filing fee. After an initial review of Plaintiff’s Complaint and his Motion
to Proceed in forma pauperis, the Court ordered Plaintiff to pay an initial partial filing fee and to
supplement his Complaint with additional allegations and information about his efforts to exhaust
all available administrative remedies. The Court provided Plaintiff twenty-one days to pay the fee
and file his supplement. More than a month has now elapsed, and Plaintiff has not yet paid his fee
or filed a supplement to his Complaint. The Court’s Order has, in fact, been returned as
undeliverable. Plaintiff has thus presumably also failed to advise this Court a change of address.
The Court is neither inclined nor required to track Plaintiff’s current location. Plaintiff’s
Complaint is therefore DISMISSED for both failure to state a claim, pursuant to 28 U.S.C.
§1915(b)(1), and Plaintiff’s failure to diligently prosecute this action.
SO ORDERED, this 3rd day of January, 2012
s/ Hugh Lawson
HUGH LAWSON, JUDGE
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
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