Mbelu v. East Lansing, City of et al

Filing 9

ORDER dismissing case for failure to pay filing fee; signed by District Judge Paul L. Maloney (Judge Paul L. Maloney, acr)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN KEITH O. MBELU, Plaintiff, v. HONORABLE PAUL L. MALONEY Case No. 1:17-cv-1093 CITY OF EAST LANSING, et al., Defendants, ________________________________/ ORDER DISMISSING CASE FOR FAILURE TO PAY FILING FEE On December 19, 2017, an order issued denying the plaintiff's application for leave to proceed in forma pauperis in this action (ECF No. 4). Plaintiff moved for reconsideration of that denial, and the court denied plaintiff’s second application for in forma pauperis status (ECF No. 8). The order further directed the plaintiff to pay the $400.00 filing fee by February 21, 2018, or the action would be dismissed. To date, the plaintiff has not paid the filing fee. Dismissal of the action is appropriate as the plaintiff has failed to comply with a court order. Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b), see Link v. Wabash R.R. CO., 370 U.S. 626,632-633 (1962). Accordingly, CLOSED. IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that this matter is DISMISSED and Date: March 5, 2018 /s/ Paul L. Maloney Paul L. Maloney United States District Judge

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