Dear Monmouth County Prosecutor's Office,
This is a request for public records made under OPRA and the common law right of access. I am not required to fill out an official form. Please acknowledge receipt of this message.
1. Copies of any police CAD report(s) with narrative(s), police incident reports, arrest report(s) criminal charge complaint(s), affidavit(s) of probable cause, and indictments against defendant Darius T Edwards.
*UNLAWFUL POSS WEAPON-HANDGUNS WITHOUT PERMIT
*WEAPONSMANU/TRANSPO/DISP/DEFACEMENT-LC AMMO MAGS
*POSS CDS - > 50G MARIJUANA, 5G HASHISH
*POSSESSION OF FIREARM WHILE COMMITTING CDS/BIAS CRIME
*CDS/ANALOG -DISTRIBUTE ON/NEAR SCHOOL PROPERTY/BUS
*CDS -MANU/DIST/PWID -MARIJ=/>1OZ<5LB, HASH=/>5G<1LB
*FORGERY -ALTER/CHANGE WRITING W/OUT AUTHORITY
*USE/POSS W/INTENT TO USE DRUG PARAPHERNALIA
PG CASE #: 20002298
CROSS FILE #: F-20-100
PD CASE #: 207404
PD CASE #: 20-7404
Please include a Record Index with your response.
*A record index that identifies each record requested and the specific legal basis for a denial of access (including redactions) to each record.
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Attached please find records responsive to the below public record
Arrest report, complaint, affidavit of probable cause are provided with
telephone, driver's license, and social security numbers redacted in
accordance with N.J.S.A. 47:1A-5(a). Vehicle registration is redacted as
a "confidential personal identifier" pursuant to R. 1:38-7(a) and N.J.S.A.
A CAD summary is attached, with redactions pursuant to the "criminal
investigatory record" exception, N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1.1., as interpreted and
applied to CAD reports in North Jersey Media Group, Inc. v. Township of
Lyndhurst, 441 N.J. Super. 70, 105-07 (App. Div. 2015), rev'd on other
grounds, 229 N.J. 541, 569 n.6 (2017).
The request for police incident reports is denied pursuant to the
"criminal investigatory record" exception. N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1.1; see North
Jersey Media Group, Inc. v. Township of Lyndhurst, 229 N.J. 541, 569
(2017) (investigative reports and witness statements about criminal
incident "fall within the 'criminal investigatory record exception'");
Serrano v. South Brunswick Twp, 358 N.J. Super. 356-57, 360, 370 (App.
Div. 2003) (affirming dismissal of portion of complaint regarding
non-disclosure of police and EMT reports, on the ground such documents
were "criminal investigatory records").
Request for indictment is denied for lack of a responsive record.