Olivet v. Barrow County Sheriff's Department, et al

Filing 3

ORDER Transferring this case to the Northern District of GA, Gainesville Division. Signed by Judge J. Randal Hall on 4/24/17. (cmr) [Transferred from Georgia Southern on 4/24/2017.]

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA AUGUSTA DIVISION RONALD HAROLD OLIVET, Plaintiff, CV 117-045 v. BARROW COUNTY SHERIFF'S DEPT.; BARROW COUNTY JAIL; and BARROW COUNTY SHERIFF, Defendants. ORDER Plaintiff filed this case in the Augusta Division even though all of the named defendants are located in Barrow County, Georgia, and the events in Plaintiffs complaint allegedly occurred in Barrow County. (See doc no. 1, pp. 4-6.) Because Barrow County is in the Northern District of Georgia, the proper venue is the Gainesville Division of the Northern District of Georgia. 28 U.S.C. § 1391(b). In the interest of justice, instead of dismissing this action, the Court ORDERS it TRANSFERRED to the Northern District of Georgia, Gainesville Division. 28 U.S.C. § 1406(a). The Court also DIRECTS the Clerkto forward the file to that District. SO ORDERED this /??V^ day ofApril, 2017, at Augusta, Georgia. TATES DISTRICT JUDGE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF GEORGIA

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