Anderson, Melvin v. Prell et al

Filing 5

ORDER on ifp request: Plaintiff to submit Trust fund account statement. Trust Fund Account Statement due 10/15/2012. Signed by Magistrate Judge Stephen L. Crocker on 9/21/2012. (jef),(ps)

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IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN MELVIN ANDERSON, ORDER Plaintiff, 12-cv-684-wmc v. PRELL, FARLEY, CORNELL, HEINZL, WARNER, WEATHERFORD, KREMBS, WILLIAMS, JOHN DOE DR.’S, KAPLAN, WARDEN MORGAN, WARDEN SMITH, LT. FOX and UNKNOWN TRANSPORT OFFICERS, Defendants. Plaintiff Melvin Anderson, a prisoner at Oakhill Correctional Institution in Oregon, Wisconsin, has submitted a proposed complaint. He requests leave to proceed in forma pauperis. A decision on the request will be delayed until plaintiff pays an initial partial payment of the $350 filing fee as required by 28 U.S.C. § 1915(b) and the 1996 Prison Litigation Reform Act. Plaintiff's initial partial payment cannot be calculated at this time because he has not submitted a trust fund account statement with his complaint. Plaintiff's complaint was filed on September 20, 2012. His trust fund account statement should cover the six-month period beginning approximately March 20, 2012 and ending approximately September, 2012. Once plaintiff has submitted the necessary statement, I will calculate his initial partial payment and advise him of the amount he will have to pay before the court can screen the merits of his complaint under 28 U.S.C. § 1915(e)(2). Plaintiff should show a copy of this order to prison officials to insure that they are aware they should send a copy of plaintiff’s six-month trust fund account statement to this court. ORDER IT IS ORDERED that plaintiff Melvin Anderson may have until October 15, 2012, in which to submit a certified copy of his trust fund account statement for the period beginning approximately March 20, 2012 and ending approximately September 20, 2012. If, October 15, 2012, plaintiff fails to respond to this order, I will assume that he wishes to withdraw this action voluntarily. In that event, the clerk of court is directed to close this case without prejudice to plaintiff's filing his case at a later date. Entered this 21st day of September, 2012. BY THE COURT: /s/ STEPHEN L. CROCKER Magistrate Judge 2

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