IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE EASTERN DISTRICT OF CALIFORNIA
January 4, 2013
STEVEN JONES, PLAINTIFF,
CHRISTOPHER JENKINS, ET AL., DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Allison Claire United States Magistrate Judge
Plaintiff is a state prisoner proceeding pro se and in forma pauperis in this action seeking relief pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983. By order filed on December 5, 2012, defendant Sgt. Christopher Jenkins was ordered, within fourteen days, to pay the United States Marshal the sum of $139.68 absent a written statement showing good cause for his failure to waive service. Defendant Jenkins has failed to provide any such statement and the time for doing so has expired.
Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that:
1. The U. S. Marshal's request for reimbursement of costs, filed on Nov. 20, 2012 (Doc. No. 24), pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(d) 2, in the amount of $139.68 for effecting personal service upon defendant Christopher Jenkins, is hereby granted and defendant Jenkins must, if he has not done so, forward such payment to the U.S. Marshal's office forthwith.
2. The Clerk of the Court is directed to serve a copy of this order on the U.S. Marshal.
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