Nicholson v. SWVRJA Duffield Services et al, No. 7:2017cv00048 - Document 11 (W.D. Va. 2017)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by District Judge Elizabeth K. Dillon on 8/31/2017. (tvt)
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Nicholson v. SWVRJA Duffield Services et al Doc. 11 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA ROANOKE DIVISION THOMAS NICHOLSON, Plaintiff, v. SWVRJA DUFFIELD SERVICES, et al., Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Civil Action No. 7:17cv00048 By: Elizabeth K. Dillon United States District Judge MEMORANDUM OPINION Plaintiff Thomas Nicholson, proceeding pro se, filed a complaint pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. By order entered February 8, 2017, the court conditionally filed this action and, inter alia, advised Nicholson that he must notify the court in writing immediately upon his transfer or release, and provide the court with a new address. (Dkt. No. 5.) The court warned Nicholson that failure to notify the court of a change of address would result in dismissal of the case. (Id.) On August 31, 2017, a court order was returned to the court as undeliverable and with no forwarding address. (Dkt. No. 10.) Nicholson has not provided the court with an updated address; therefore, the court has no means of contacting him. Accordingly, the court will dismiss Nicholson’s complaint without prejudice. Nicholson is advised that he may refile his claims in a separate action. An appropriate order will be entered. Entered: August 31, 2017. /s/ Elizabeth K. Dillon Elizabeth K. Dillon United States District Judge