BETANCOURTH v. LEHIGH COUNTY JAIL et al
ORDER THAT PLAINTIFF IS GRANTED LEAVE TO PROCEED IN FORMA PAUPERIS. PLAINTIFF SHALL PAY THE FULL FILING FEE OF $350.00. THIS ACTION IS DISMISSED AS LEGALLY FRIVOLOUS PURSUANT TO 28 U.S.C. SEC. 1915(e)(2)(B)(i). THE CLERK OF COURT IS DIRECTED TO DSEND A COPY OF THIS ORDER TO THE WARDEN OF THE LEHIGH COUNTY JAIL. THE CLERK OF COURT SHALL CLOSE THIS CASE. SIGNED BY HONORABLE GENE E.K. PRATTER ON 1/26/17. 1/26/17 ENTERED AND COPIES MAILED TO PRO SE PLAINTIFF AND FAXED TO WARDEN. (jpd)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
CHRISTOPHER ALEXANDER BETANCOURTH
LEHIGH COUNTY JAIL WARDEN:
JANINE DONATE, et al.
0 R D E R
AND NOW, this
of January 2017, having
considered Mr. Betancourth's complaint and motion to proceed in
forma pauperis, and in accordance with the accompanying
memorandum, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
Mr. Betancourth's motion to proceed in forma
pauperis is GRANTED.
Plaintiff, Christopher Alexander Betancourth,
#181207, shall pay the full filing fee of $350 pursuant to 28
Based on his financial statement, an initial
partial filing fee of $6.30 is assessed.
The Warden or other
appropriate official at the Lehigh County Jail or at any other
correctional facility at which Mr. Betancourth may be confined,
is directed to deduct $6.30 from his prisoner account, when such
funds become available, and forward that amount to the Clerk of
the United States District Court for the Eastern District of
Pennsylvania, 2609 U.S. Courthouse, Philadelphia, PA 19106, to be
credited to Civil Action No. 17-0288.
After the initial partial
filing fee is collected and until the full filing fee is paid,
the Warden or other appropriate official at the Lehigh County
Jail or at any prison at which Mr. Betancourth may be confined,
shall deduct from his account, each time that Mr. Betancourth's
prisoner account exceeds $10, an amount no greater than 20
percent of the money credited to his account during the preceding
month and forward that amount to the Clerk of Court at the
address provided above to be credited to Civil Action No. 170288.
This action is DISMISSED as legally frivolous
pursuant to 28 U.S.C.
1915 (e) (2) (B) (i).
The Clerk of Court is directed to send a copy of
this Order to the Warden of the Lehigh County Jail.
The Clerk of Court shall CLOSE this case.
BY THE COURT:
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