Fletcher v. Pierce et al, No. 3:2020cv03021 - Document 24 (W.D. Ark. 2020)

Court Description: OPINION AND ORDER Dismissing Case Without Prejudice. Signed by Honorable Timothy L. Brooks on July 21, 2020. (lgd)
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Fletcher v. Pierce et al Doc. 24 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT WESTERN DISTRICT OF ARKANSAS HARRISON DIVISION JESSIE EDWARD FLETCHER V. PLAINTIFF CASE NO. 3:20-CV-03021 CHIEF DEPUTY EZRA DEWAYNE PIERCE; SEARCY COUNTY SHERIFF KENNY CASSELL; and OFFICER DUSTIN ROSENBERGER DEFENDANTS OPINION AND ORDER Plaintiff, Jessie Edward Fletcher, filed this action pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. He proceeds pro se and in forma pauperis. When he filed this case, Plaintiff was specifically advised (Doc. 3) of the requirement to immediately inform the Court of any change of address. If Plaintiff was transferred or released, Plaintiff was told he must advise the Court of any change in his address by no later than thirty (30) days from the time of his transfer to another facility or his release. Additionally, Rule 5.5(c)(2) of the Local Rules for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas requires pro se parties to “promptly notify the Clerk and other parties to the proceedings of any change in his or her address, to monitor the progress of the case, and to prosecute or defend the action diligently.” On June 10, 2020, mail was returned to the Court (Doc. 22) as undeliverable with a notation that he was no longer incarcerated at the Searcy County Detention Center. Plaintiff had until July 10, 2020, to provide the Court with his new address. To date, Plaintiff has not provided a new address or contacted the Court in anyway. Accordingly, this case is DISMISSED WITHOUT PREJUDICE pursuant to Rule 41(b) of the Federal Rules of Civil Procedure and Rule 5.5(c)(2) of the Local Rules 1 Dockets.Justia.com for the Eastern and Western Districts of Arkansas. IT IS SO ORDERED this 21st day of July, 2020. /s/ Timothy L. Brooks___________________ TIMOTHY L. BROOKS UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE 2