Knight v. Jones County, Mississippi et al

Filing 9

ORDER granting 5 Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings Dismissing State Law Claims Only. Signed by District Judge Keith Starrett on 3/21/2017 (dtj)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE SOUTHERN DISTRICT OF MISSISSIPPI EASTERN DIVISION JONATHAN GERRELL KNIGHT VERSUS PLAINTIFF CAUSE NO.: 2:17-cv-13-KS-MTP JONES COUNTY, MISSISSIPPI and JOHN DOE, in his individual capacity, Whose name is presently unknown but Will be substituted by amendment DEFENDANTS AGREED ORDER DISMISSING STATE LAW CLAIMS ONLY This day this cause came on to be heard on Jones County, Mississippi’s Motion to Dismiss State Law Claims and the Court, having considered the same, and it being made known to the Court that the parties are in agreement thereto, finds that said Motion is well taken. IT IS THEREFORE ORDERED that Plaintiff’s state law claims are dismissed with prejudice. All remaining causes of action arising under federal law will remain viable. SO ORDERED this the _21st___day of March, 2017. s/Keith Starrett UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE Agreed: /s/ Philip Stroud PHILIP A. STROUD, ESQ. 5779 Getwell Road, Bldg. C-1 Southhaven, MS 38672 Tel: (662) 536-5656 Fax: (662) 536-5657 One of the Attorneys for Plaintiff /s/William R. Allen WILLIAM R. ALLEN, ESQ. William R. Allen. (MSB No. 100541) Allen, Allen, Breeland & Allen, PLLC 214 Justice Street P. O. Box 751 Brookhaven, MS 39602-0751 Tel: (601) 833-4361 Fax: (601) 83-6647 Attorney for Defendant

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