Talley, Timothy v. Dittman, Michael et al
ORDER that plaintiff Timothy Talley's complaint is taken under advisement pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A. Signed by Magistrate Judge Peter A. Oppeneer on 12/1/2014. (jef),(ps)
IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT
FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF WISCONSIN
Case No. 14-cv-783-jdp
MICHAEL DITTMAN, DAVID MELBY
AND KARL HOFFMAN,
Plaintiff Timothy Talley a prisoner in the custody of the Wisconsin Department of
Corrections at the Columbia Correctional Institution, filed this case in the Circuit Court for
Columbia County. On November 17, 2014 defendants Michael Dittman, David Melby and
Karl Hoffman removed the action to this court and paid the $400 filing fee.
because plaintiff is a prisoner, he is subject to the Prison Litigation Reform Act (“PLRA”),
which requires the court to screen the complaint to determine whether any portion is
frivolous or malicious, fails to state a claim on which relief may be granted or seeks monetary
relief from a defendant who is immune from such relief.
Accordingly, IT IS ORDERED that plaintiff Timothy Talley’s complaint is taken
under advisement pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1915A. Plaintiff will be notified promptly when a
screening determination has been made. In the meantime, if plaintiff needs to communicate
with the court about this case, he should be sure to write the case number shown above on
Entered this 1st day of December, 2014.
BY THE COURT:
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