House v. City of Racine Police Department et al

Filing 10

ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION in its entirety signed by Judge William C. Griesbach on 9/15/2022. K-9 Odin, Nicholas Groth, and the City of Racine Police Department are dismissed as defendants in this action. The U.S. Marshals shall serve a copy of the complaint, waver of service form and/or summons, the Magistrate Judge's report and recommendation, and this order upon Defendants Craig Klepel, Inv Rasmussen, and Steven Beal. This case is no longer referred to Judge William C. Griesbach. (cc: all counsel and mailed to pro se party)(Griesbach, William)

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UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN JEFFREY D. HOUSE, Plaintiff, v. Case No. 22-C-911 CITY OF RACINE POLICE DEPARTMENT, NICHOLAS GROTH, CRAIG KLEPEL, INV RASMUSSEN, STEVEN BEAL, and K-9 ODIN, Defendants. ORDER ADOPTING REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION Plaintiff Jeffrey D. House filed this action against Defendants City of Racine Police Department, Nicholas Groth, Craig Klepel, Inv Rasmussen, Steven Beal, and K-9 Odin on August 9, 2022. On August 30, 2022, Magistrate Judge William E. Duffin screened the complaint and filed a Report and Recommendation. In that Report and Recommendation, the Magistrate Judge recommends that K-9 Odin, Nicholas Groth, and the City of Racine Police Department be dismissed as defendants. On September 12, 2022, Plaintiff indicated that he does not object to the removal of Nicholas Groth from this case. He has not objected to the dismissal of K-9 Odin and the City of Racine Police Department as defendants. After careful consideration of the Report and Recommendation as well as the record as a whole, the Court ADOPTS the Report and Recommendation of the Magistrate Judge in its entirety. K-9 Odin, Nicholas Groth, and the City of Racine Police Department are dismissed as defendants in this action. Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915(d) and Federal Rule of Civil Procedure Case 2:22-cv-00911-WED Filed 09/15/22 Page 1 of 2 Document 10 4(c)(2), the U.S. Marshals Service shall serve a copy of the complaint, a waiver of service form and/or the summons, the Magistrate Judge’s report and recommendation, and this order upon Defendants Craig Klepel, Inv Rasmussen, and Steven Beal. Even though Plaintiff has been permitted to proceed in forma pauperis in this case, he is still responsible for the cost of serving the complaint on the defendants. Plaintiff is advised that Congress requires the Marshals Service to charge for making or attempting to make such service. 28 U.S.C. § 1921(b). The current fee for waiver-of-service packages is $8.00 per item. The full fee schedule is provided in Revision to United States Marshals Service Fees for Services. 28 C.F.R. § 0.114(a)(2), (a)(3). This matter is returned to the magistrate judge for further proceedings. SO ORDERED at Green Bay, Wisconsin this 15th day of September, 2022. s/ William C. Griesbach William C. Griesbach United States District Judge 2 Case 2:22-cv-00911-WED Filed 09/15/22 Page 2 of 2 Document 10

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