IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE MIDDLE DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
July 29, 2008
DR. JOSEPH A. GORKO, APPLICANT,
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Caputo
Applicant, Dr. Joseph A. Gorko, an inmate at Federal Correctional Institute Schuylkill, has filed a motion (Doc. 224) pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3600(b)(1)(a) requesting DNA testing of "envelopes recovered and referred to in [his] original criminal prosecution at trial and before" which were presented at trial as evidence of threatening communications by the Applicant. (Doc. 224, at 4.) Pursuant to 18 U.S.C. § 3600(b)(2), the Government is ordered to preserve such evidence indefinitely so that, should this Court deem it appropriate, it may undergo DNA testing.
NOW, this 29 day of July, 2008 IT IS HEREBY ORDERED that the envelopes which Applicant seeks to have undergo DNA testing be preserved indefinitely.
A. Richard Caputo United States District Judge
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