No. 88-4015.

896 F.2d 1301 (1990)

UNITED STATES of America, Plaintiff-Appellee, v. James "Jimmy" DONOFRIO, Defendant-Appellant.

United States Court of Appeals, Eleventh Circuit.

March 22, 1990.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Stevan T. Northcutt, Tampa, Fla., for defendant-appellant.

Kathleen Bach, Asst. U.S. Atty., Tampa, Fla., for plaintiff-appellee.

Before KRAVITCH, Circuit Judge, RONEY, Senior Circuit Judge, and ATKINS, Senior District Judge.

RONEY, Senior Circuit Judge:

James "Jimmy" Donofrio, charged with extortionate means of debt collection, 18 U.S.C.A. § 891, was found incompetent to stand trial. The district court committed the defendant to the custody of the United States Attorney General for examination, pursuant to 18 U.S.C.A. § 4241. Donofrio appeals the commitment order on the ground that it is excessive. He argues that any period of commitment is unreasonable because evidence shows...

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