IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
September 3, 2008
PHILLIP ROSENBLUM, PLAINTIFF,
MULE CREEK STATE PRISON MEDICAL OFFICIALS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis with this civil rights action. On July 3, 2008, the court ordered the United States Marshal to serve the complaint on seven defendants. The Marshal was unable to effect service on defendant Akanna, reporting that the California Department of Corrections and Rehabilitation (CDCR) locator has no record of this defendant in their database.
If plaintiff wishes to proceed with his claims against defendant Akanna, he must provide the court with additional information that will enable the United States Marshal to serve this defendant. Plaintiff shall promptly seek such information through any means available to him.
Plaintiff is cautioned that when service of a complaint is not made upon a defendant within 120 days after the complaint was filed, the court may be required to dismiss the plaintiff's claims against that defendant. See Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(m).
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that:
1. The Clerk of the Court is directed to send plaintiff one summons, one USM-285 form, an instruction sheet, and a copy of the amended complaint filed March 1, 2007; and
2. Within thirty days from the date of this order, plaintiff shall complete the attached Notice of Submission of Documents and submit it to the court with the documents listed below:
a. One completed USM-285 form for defendant Akanna;
b. Two copies of the amended complaint filed March 1, 2007; and
c. One completed summons form.
Plaintiff hereby submits the following documents in compliance with the court's order filed one completed summons form; one completed USM-285 form; and two true and exact copies of the amended complaint filed March 1, 2007.
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