Boldon v. Claiborne County Detention Center et al

Filing 9

MEMORANDUM AND OPINION as set forth in following order. Signed by District Judge Thomas W Phillips on 11/8/17. (c/m to pro se plaintiff)(ABF)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF TENNESSEE AT KNOXVILLE SCOTTY BOLDON, Plaintiff, v. CLAIBORNE COUNTY DETENTION CENTER, DR. ROSE, LARRY MARTIN, WAYNE LEE RHEA, and NURSE TERESA COFFEY, Defendants. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) No. 3:16-CV-441-TWP-HBG MEMORANDUM OPINION This pro se prisoner’s civil rights action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983 was filed on June 27, 2016 [Doc. 2]. On September 19, 2017, the Court entered a Memorandum and Order, screening the complaint to determine whether, inter alia, the pleading failed to state a claim which would entitle Plaintiff to relief under § 1983 [Doc. 7]. The Court found that the complaint, as pled, failed to state a claim, but that it might state a claim if Plaintiff amended certain allegations [Id.]. Thus, the Court allowed Plaintiff 30 days from that date to amend those allegations [Id.]. More than 30 days have passed, and Plaintiff has failed to amend his complaint or otherwise respond to the Court’s order. Therefore, this case will be DISMISSED for failure to state a claim for relief, 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2), and for Plaintiff’s failure to prosecute and to comply with the orders of this Court, Fed. R. Civ. P. 41(b). AN APPROPRIATE JUDGMENT ORDER WILL ENTER. s/Thomas W. Phillips ___ SENIOR UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2

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