Serrano v. Hull et al
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER of dismissal by Chief Judge M. Christina Armijo. (vv)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF NEW MEXICO
No. 17cv847 MCA/KK
MAYOR GREGORY HULL,
OFFICER M. CAMPOS, and
CPL. J. MARSHALL,
MEMORANDUM OPINION AND ORDER OF DISMISSAL
THIS MATTER comes before the Court on pro se Plaintiff’s failure to timely file an
Plaintiff asserted that Rio Rancho Police Officer Campos started an investigation, and due
to Officer Campos’ poor work, unprofessionalism and hatred, resulted in a stalking charge which
was later reduced to harassment and eventually dismissed. See Complaint at 3. Plaintiff also
alleged that Defendants “did cause confinement (by false incarceration),” and that Officer Campos
“falsely accused [Plaintiff] and intimidated his family, and kept this conduct for two long years,”
and “postpon[ed] custody visits until [Plaintiff’s children] turned 18.” Complaint at 3-4. The
only allegation regarding Rio Rancho Police Cpl. Marshal is that he “was supervisor of Officer
Campos at the time.” Complaint at 3. The only allegation regarding Rio Rancho Mayor Hull is
Plaintiff’s response to whether Plaintiff sought relief from the appropriate administrative officials:
“Mayor Hull told me he gets a hundred a day, to take it to the Legal Dept.” Complaint at 7.
After explaining that Plaintiff’s allegations are conclusory and do not state with
particularity what the Defendants did to him, how their actions harmed him and what specific right
he believes Defendants violated, the Court dismissed the Complaint without prejudice for failure
to state a claim, granted Plaintiff leave to file an amended complaint, and notified Plaintiff that
failure to timely file an amended complaint may result in dismissal of this case without prejudice.
See Doc. 7, filed October 31, 2017. Plaintiff did not file an amended complaint by the November
21, 2017, deadline.
IT IS ORDERED that this case is DISMISSED without prejudice.
M. CHRISTINA ARMIJO
CHIEF UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
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