MADDOCKS v. PORTLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT et al
ORDER Affirming the Recommended Decision of the Magistrate Judge 68 Report and Recommended Decision for 52 Motion for Sanctions filed by PORTLAND POLICE DEPARTMENT, HENRY JOHNSON, FRANK HEATH GORHAM, JESSICA BROWN, MICHAEL SAUSCHUCK and joine d by CUMBERLAND COUNTY, KEVIN JOYCE, ERIK MOODY and DEREK MCCARTY (ECF No. 56); granting 52 Motion for Sanctions; dismissing without prejudice 19 Plaintiff's Amended Complaint as to all remaining Defendants. By JUDGE JOHN A. WOODCOCK, JR. (MFS) Modified on 6/16/2017 to clarify text (sfw).
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF MAINE
DEPARTMENT, et al.,
ORDER AFFIRMING THE
RECOMMENDED DECISION OF THE MAGISTRATE JUDGE
In his Recommended Decision dated May 25, 2017, the Magistrate
Judge recommended to this Court that it should grant the Defendants’
motion to dismiss the Complaint unless, within the time for the filing of
objections to the Recommended Decision, namely fourteen days, the “Plaintiff
demonstrate[d] to the Court in writing cause for his failure to respond to the
motion for sanctions and otherwise demonstrate[d] that he intend[ed] to
prosecute this case.” Recommended Decision on Mot. for Sanctions at 6 (ECF
No. 68). No response or objection having been filed to the Magistrate Judge’s
Recommended Decision filed April 25, 2017 (ECF No. 68), the Recommended
Decision is accepted.
1. It is therefore ORDERED that Defendants Portland Police
Department, Chief Michael Sauschuck, Officer Jessica
Brown, Sergeant Frank Heath Gorham, and Officer Henry
Johnson’s Motion for Sanctions (ECF No. 52), to which
Defendants Cumberland County, Kevin Joyce, Erik Moody,
and Derek McCarty joined (ECF No. 56), be and hereby is
2. It is further ORDERED that Plaintiff Dale Maddocks’
Amended Complaint (ECF No. 19) be and hereby is
DISMISSED without prejudice as to all remaining
/s/ John A. Woodcock, Jr.
JOHN A. WOODCOCK, JR.
UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Dated this 16th day of June, 2017
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