Velasquez v. Burnham
MEMORANDUM DECISION and ORDER: It is hereby ordered that: If the State is unable to accept service of process for the defendant identified above, the State shall disclose to the USMS any information in its records that may help in identifying, locating and completing service of process upon the named defendant. See order for details. Signed by Judge Robert J. Shelby on 05/30/2017. (kpf)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE DISTRICT OF UTAH
MEMORANDUM DECISION & ORDER
DR. BRUCE BURNHAM,
Case No. 2:16-CV-147 RJS
District Judge Robert J. Shelby
The Court has directed the United States Marshals Service to serve process in this case.
See Fed. R. Civ. P. 4(c)(2). To do so, by statute, the United States Marshal "shall command all
necessary assistance to execute its duties." See 28 U.S.C.S. § 556(c) (2017).
The Complaint identifies the following Utah Department of Corrections employee as a
defendant: Dr. Bruce Burnham.
Service of process on current government employees may be effected via authorized
agent. If the defendant is no longer employed by the State or the State is not authorized to accept
service for this individual, more information must be obtained from the State to complete
Accordingly, IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that: If the State is unable to accept service
of process for the defendant identified above, the State shall disclose to the United States
Marshals Service any information in its records that may help in identifying, locating and
completing service of process upon the named defendant. Such information shall include, but is
not limited to, the defendant’s full names and any known aliases, dates of birth, Social Security
numbers, driver's license numbers, all previous addresses, and last known addresses on file. The
U.S. Marshal shall take all necessary measures to safeguard any personal information provided
by the State to ensure that it is not disclosed to anyone other than the U.S. Marshals Service or
IT IS SO ORDERED.
DATED this 30th day of May, 2017.
BY THE COURT:
JUDGE ROBERT J. SHELBY
United States District Court
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