United States District Court, W.D. Louisiana, Shreveport Division
REPORT AND RECOMMENDATION
L. HORNSBY U.S. MAGISTRATE JUDGE
accordance with the standing order of this court, this matter
was referred to the undersigned Magistrate Judge for review,
report and recommendation.
the court is a civil rights complaint filed in forma
pauperis by pro se plaintiff Martha Ruth Smith
(“Plaintiff”), pursuant to 42 U.S.C. § 1983.
This complaint was received and filed in this court on
October 21, 2015. Plaintiff was incarcerated at the Caddo
Correctional Center in Shreveport, Louisiana, when she filed
this complaint. She names Karen Newton, Eddie Newton, Rolonda
Stanley, Katrina Hunter, Courtney Young, Alex, Janice
Hollier, Anthony Qualls, Judge Paul Young, III., and Bonnie
claims that on June 6, 2013, her three children moved in with
Karen and Eddie Newton and she moved in with the father of
her unborn child. She claims that on June 9, 2013, Karen
Newton took her daughter H.S. to a forensic interview at the
Gingerbread House with Alex because H.S. had been having
claims that on August 5, 2013, Detective Bell questioned her
because Karen Newton made a complaint against her. She claims
Karen and Eddie Newton alleged that H.S. was sexually abused
when she lived with her.
claims that on August 9, 2013, Karen Newton took H.S. to the
Gingerbread House for counseling with Bonnie. Plaintiff
claims that in September of 2013, the Gingerbread House
employees refused to disclose any information to her.
claims the Gingerbread House employees and state psychiatrist
Janice Hollier placed H.S. under hypnosis, used reverse
psychology, and played mind games with her to make her
believe that she had been harmed by her. Plaintiff claims the
state workers falsely claimed that H.S. was abused and raped
while in her care. She claims H.S. was prescribed medication
without a proper diagnosis and the medication caused her to
be mentally challenged. She claims H.S. was also given mind
claims she requested that H.S. be examined, and the forensic
report determined that H.S. had not been raped. Plaintiff
claims Judge Paul Young sealed the forensic report and all
sessions at the Gingerbread House. Plaintiff claims her
visitation with H.S. stopped on November 7, 2013.
claims CPS Investigator Rolonda Stanley charged her with
passive sexual abuse of her son D.S. and lack of adequate
supervision. She claims Stanley reopened the case for CPS
that the police had closed. She claims there was no new
evidence to support the case being reopened.
claims Rolonda Stanley also charged her with neglect and
abuse of her children H.S. and M.S. She claims Stanley used
the Gingerbread House Sessions with Alex and Bonnie and the
records of Janice Hollier to charge her. She claims she was
never questioned or interviewed.
claims CPS Investigator Katrina Hunter charged her with lack
of adequate supervision and neglect and/or abuse of her son
C.S. She claims that on December 18, 2013, Hunter took C.S.
from her two days after he was born because of alleged
neglect and/or abuse.
claims that on October 2, 2013, case worker Courtney Young
presented a case plan that she had to follow to regain
custody of her children. She claims that on September 4,
2014, Young lied under oath and stated that she did not
comply with the case plan. Plaintiff claims that because of
her alleged ...