Burrows v. Muskogee County
OPINION AND ORDER by Judge Ronald A. White : This action is, in all respects, DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE for failure to prosecute. (case terminated) (acg, Deputy Clerk)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE
EASTERN DISTRICT OF OKLAHOMA
Muskogee County Sheriff,
No. CIV 16-534-RAW-KEW
OPINION AND ORDER
Petitioner, a pro se pretrial detainee in the Muskogee County Jail, filed a petition for
a writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 2241 (Dkt. 1). On April 24, 2017, the Court
entered an order directing her to file an amended petition (Dkt. 5), and on April 27, 2017, the
Court ordered her to pay the filing fee for this action (Dkt. 6). On May 1, 2017, and May 5,
2017, however, the orders were returned to the Court, marked “Return to Sender, Attempted
Not Known, Unable to Forward” (Dkts. 7, 8). Petitioner has not advised the Court of her
current address, as required by the Court’s local rule:
All papers shall contain the name, mailing address, daytime telephone number,
fax number, and e-mail address, if any, of the attorney or pro se litigant. If any
of this information changes, the attorney or pro se litigant must notify the
Court by filing the form provided by the Clerk and serving a copy on opposing
counsel or pro se parties. . . .”
Local Civil Rule 5.6(a).
Because Petitioner has failed to comply with Local Civil Rule 5.6(a), this action is
dismissed without prejudice for failure to prosecute. See United States ex rel. Geminis v.
Health Net, Inc., 400 F.3d 853, 854-56 (10th Cir. 2005) (dismissing appeal sua sponte for
failure to prosecute because appellant disappeared and failed to meet court deadlines).
ACCORDINGLY, this action is, in all respects, DISMISSED WITHOUT
PREJUDICE for failure to prosecute.
IT IS SO ORDERED this 8th day of May 2017.
Dated this 8th day of May, 2017.
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