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Phillips v. Cedar Park Police Department

United States District Court, W.D. Texas, Austin Division

October 8, 2019

WILLIAM J. PHILLIPS
v.
CEDAR PARK POLICE DEPARTMENT

          REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION OF THE UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

          ANDREW W. AUSTIN, UNITED STATES MAGISTRATE JUDGE

         TO: THE HONORABLE ROBERT PITMAN UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE

         Before the Court is Plaintiff William J. Phillips' Complaint (Dkt. No. 1), and Advisory to the Court (Dkt. No. 5). The District Court referred Phillip's Motion to Proceed In Forma Pauperis (Dkt. No. 2) to the undersigned Magistrate Judge for a determination pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 636(b) and Rule 1(c) of Appendix C of the Local Rules of the United States District Court for the Western District of Texas, Local Rules for the Assignment of Duties to United States Magistrate Judges.

         I. BACKGROUND

         The Court granted Phillips In Forma Pauperis status by Order dated September 6, 2019. (Dkt. No. 4). The Court also withheld service upon Defendant pending this Court's review under § 1915(e). However, Phillips' Complaint was insufficient for the Court to complete a frivolousness review. Therefore, the Court entered the following Order:

         As such, Phillips is ORDERED to file by September 27, 2019 a More Definite Statement that, at a minimum, answers the following questions:

(1) What cause of action are you alleging; that is, what is the specific legal claim that you are making?
(2) What is the factual basis for your claim - what happened that made you file this case?
(3) What is the date of these events?
(4) Who are you alleging harmed you?
(5) How exactly were you harmed?
(6) What relief are you seeking?
Phillips is warned that, pursuant to Federal Rule of Civil Procedure 12(e), failure to comply with this Order within the time allotted will result in this Court's ...

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