Stricklin v. Bell, No. 7:2022cv00001 - Document 12 (W.D. Va. 2022)

Court Description: MEMORANDUM OPINION. Signed by Judge Thomas T. Cullen on 5/10/2022. (Opinion mailed to Pro Se Party via US Mail)(aab)
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Stricklin v. Bell Case 7:22-cv-00001-TTC-RSB Document 12 Filed 05/10/22 Page 1 of 1 Pageid#: 40 Doc. 12 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF VIRGINIA ROANOKE DIVISION PAUL ARTHUR STRICKLIN, JR. , Plaintiff, v. SHERIFF DAVID K. BELL, Defendant. ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) ) Civil Action No. 7:22cv00001 MEMORANDUM OPINION By: Hon. Thomas T. Cullen United States District Judge Plaintiff Paul Arthur Stricklin, a former inmate proceeding pro se, filed this civil action under 42 U.S.C. § 1983. After filing this action, Stricklin advised the court that he had been released from incarceration. (See ECF No. 10.) By order entered April 25, 2022, the court advised Stricklin that, because he was no longer an inmate, he would not be allowed to pay the filing fee in installments under the Prison Litigation Reform Act. (See ECF No. 11.) The court ordered Stricklin to pay the balance of the filing fee or otherwise respond to the order within 10 days. (Id.) The court warned Stricklin that failure to pay the filing fee or otherwise respond to the order would result in immediate dismissal of the action without prejudice. (Id.) Stricklin did not respond to the court’s order. Accordingly, the court will dismiss this action without prejudice for failure to comply. The clerk is directed to forward copies of this Memorandum Opinion and the accompanying Order to Stricklin. ENTERED this 10th day of May, 2022. /s/ Thomas T. Cullen_________________ HON. THOMAS T. CULLEN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE