STERN v. FRACKVILLE CO OFFICER

Filing 4

MEMORANDUM ORDER directing the Clerk to transfer this matter to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania for any action that Court deems appropriate, including action on plaintiff's incomplete 1 Motion for Leave to Proceed in forma pauperis. The Middle District is the proper venue to consider this matter; this Court is not. Signed by Magistrate Judge Keith A. Pesto on 11/17/2022. Copy mailed to non-ECF user. (bgs)

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Case 2:22-cv-01608-KAP Document 4 Filed 11/17/22 Page 1 of 1 IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA NIEJEA STERN, Plaintiff v. FRACKVILLE CORRECTIONS OFFICER, Defendant : : : Case No. 2:22-cv-1608-KAP : : : Memorandum Order Plaintiff was an inmate at S.C.I. Somerset in 2019, and filed a civil complaint in this court concerning conditions of confinement there. See Stern v. SCI Somerset Officers, 3:19-cv-68-KAP (W.D.Pa.). After plaintiff was transferred out of this district he has filed civil complaints concerning conditions of confinement at other prisons, and pursuant to 28 U.S.C.§ 1404(b), this court has transferred those complaints to the proper venue. See Stern v. Captain Bey, 2:20-cv-1659-KAP (W.D.Pa.). Plaintiff’s current complaint (plaintiff submitted four form complaints stating substantially the same thing that were docketed as one complaint) is about events on August 27, 2021 at S.C.I. Frackville, in the Middle District of Pennsylvania. The Middle District is the proper venue to consider this matter: this Court is not. See 28 U.S.C.§ 1391(b)(2). Pursuant to 28 U.S.C.§ 1404(b), the Clerk shall transfer this matter to the United States District Court for the Middle District of Pennsylvania for any action that Court deems appropriate, including action on plaintiff’s incomplete motion for leave to proceed in forma pauperis, ECF no. 1. DATE: November 17, 2022 Niejea Stern MQ-9157 S.C.I. Phoenix 1200 Mokychic Drive Collegeville, PA 19426 Keith A. Pesto, United States Magistrate Judge 1

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