United States District Court, Western District of Arkansas, Fayetteville Division
May 27, 2015
WILLIAM HANSEN PLAINTIFF
STATE OF ARKANSAS; CIRCUIT JUDGE BRAD KARREN; STUART CEARLEY, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney; PUBLIC DEFENDER SAM HALL; and TRANSPORT DEPUTY JOHNSTON, Benton County Sheriff's Office DEFENDANTS
TIMOTHY L. BROOKS UNITED STATES DISTRICT JUDGE
Now pending before the Court is the Report and Recommendation (Doc. 21) of Magistrate Judge Mark E. Ford, filed on March 6, 2015. The time to object has passed, and no objections were filed.
Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that the Report and Recommendation (Doc. 21) is ADOPTED IN ITS ENTIRETY, and Defendants the State of Arkansas, Circuit Judge Brad Karren, Deputy Prosecuting Attorney Stuart Cearley, and Public Defender Sam Hall are DISMISSED from this case.
IT IS FURTHER ORDERED that any claims based on Defendant Deputy Johnston's alleged verbal harassment and attempts to obtain incriminating statements from Plaintiff are also DISMISSED. The case otherwise remains pending against Defendant Johnston as to his alleged use of excessive force against Plaintiff.
IT IS SO ORDERED.