RICKETTS v. WEEHAWKEN POLICE DEPARTMENT et al
MEMORANDUM/ORDER REOPENING CASE; that plaintiffs application to proceed informa pauperis is hereby granted; that the Complaint shall be filed; that SUMMONS SHALL NOT ISSUE, at this time, as the Courts sua sponte screening has not yet been completed; that the time to serve process under FED. R. Civ. P. 4(m) is hereby extended to the date 90 days after the Court permits the Complaint to proceed. Signed by Judge Kevin McNulty on 12/7/16. (DD, ) N/M
UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
DISTRICT OF NEW JERSEY
Civ. No. 16-4846 (KM) (MAH)
WEEHAWKEN POLICE DEPARTMENT, et a!.,
MEMORANDUM AND ORDER
Plaintiff is proceeding pro se with a civil rights complaint. Previously, this matter was
administratively terminated as plaintiff’s application to proceed injbrma pauperis was denied.
Subsequently, plaintiff filed another application to proceed informa pauperis. Therefore, the
Clerk will be ordered to reopen this case.
Leave to proceed in this Court without prepayment of fees is authorized. See 28 U.S.C.
1915. This case is subject to sua sponte screening by the Court, and the Complaint will be
screened in due course as will plaintiff’s motion to appoint pro bono counsel.
Therefore, IT IS this 7th day of December, 2016,
ORDERED that the Clerk shall reopen this case; and it is further,
ORDERED that plaintiffs application to proceed informapauperis is hereby granted;
and it is further
ORDERED that the Complaint shall be filed; and it is further
ORDERED that SUMMONS SHALL NOT ISSUE, at this time, as the Court’s sua
sponte screening has not yet been completed; and it is further
ORDERED that the time to serve process under FED. R. Civ. P. 4(m) is hereby extended
to the date 90 days after the Court permits the Complaint to proceed; and it is further
ORDERED that the Clerk of the Court shall send a copy of this Order to plaintiff by
regular U.S. mail.
United States District Judge
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