DeBlanc v. Dretke

Filing 3

MEMORANDUM OPINION Regarding Venue. As the records and witnesses regarding petitioner's conviction may be located in the Galveston Division of the Southern District, this petition shall be transferred to such district and division. Signed by Judge Keith F. Giblin on 3/17/06. (mrp, )

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DeBlanc v. Dretke Doc. 3 Case 1:06-cv-00149-MAC-KFG Document 3 Filed 03/17/2006 Page 1 of 2 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF TEXAS BEAUMONT DIVISION R.B. DEBLANC VS. DIRECTOR, TDCJ-CID CIVIL ACTION NO. 1:06cv149 MEMORANDUM OPINION REGARDING VENUE Petitioner R.B. DeBlanc, an inmate confined in the Allred Unit of the Texas Department of Criminal Justice, Correctional Institutions Division, proceeding pro se, filed this petition for writ of habeas corpus pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2254. Petitioner states he was previously convicted of murder in the 344th District Court of Chambers County, Texas. to 50 years imprisonment. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2241(d), a petitioner may bring his petition for writ of habeas corpus in the federal judicial district in which he was convicted or the district in which he is He was sentenced incarcerated. The conviction complained of occurred in Chambers County. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 124, Chambers County is in the Galveston Division of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Texas. Moreover, petitioner is currently confined at Pursuant to the Allred Unit, which is in Wichita County, Texas. Section 124, Wichita County is located in the Wichita Falls Division of the United States District Court for the Northern District of Texas. Dockets.Justia.com Case 1:06-cv-00149-MAC-KFG Document 3 Filed 03/17/2006 Page 2 of 2 As the above paragraph indicates, petitioner is neither incarcerated in, nor does he complain of a conviction which occurred in, the Eastern District of Texas. court lacks jurisdiction over the petition. As the records and witnesses regarding petitioner's conviction may be located in the Galveston Division of the Southern District, this petition shall be transferred to such district and division. A Transfer Order shall be entered in accordance with this As a result, this Memorandum Opinion. Hello This is a Test SIGNED this 17 day of March , 2006. KEITH F. GIBLIN UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE 2

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