On August 31, 2020, Office of Chief Medical Examiner (OCME) Forensic Laboratory Analyst Justin Volk was arrested and charged with possession of methamphetamine with intent to distribute in Washington County, Utah. As an OCME analyst, Volk may have played a role in a number of cases prosecuted by the San Francisco District Attorney’s Office (SFDA). SFDA is deeply concerned about the allegations against Volk and is providing this information as part of our commitment to integrity and transparency in the criminal justice system.
The following spreadsheet lists the resolved prosecutions in which Volk may have participated that SFDA and OCME have identified to date. In providing this list, SFDA does not concede that the information casts doubt upon the correctness of a conviction or that it entitles any defendant to any relief. Nevertheless, if you find your case on this list or otherwise believe that Volk may have played a role in your case, please contact your defense attorney to discuss whether a legal remedy may be available to you.