|Multi Request||Inmate Record Request — Media|
|Submitted||Jan. 17, 2020|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the Wisconsin Open Records Act, I hereby request the following records:
This is a request for information. Original Media Group Corporation (the "News Agency") is a representative of the news media and is primarily engaged in the dissemination of information to the general public. The News Agency hereby requests the opportunity to inspect or obtain copies of public records pertaining to Jake Patterson (hereinafter referred to as "inmate Patterson"). The subject matter of the New Agency's request relates to the public's need to understand and assess for itself the records.
Inmate Patterson is serving a life sentence after pleading guilty to killing Jayme Closs' parents and kidnapping the 13-year-old girl in October 2018. He held her captive for over 90 days before she escaped.
(i) Name: Jake Patterson
(i)(a) DOB: Jun. 11, 1994
(i)(b) FACILITY: Poweshiek County Jail
(i)(c) REQUEST TIMEFRAME: Date of Commitment to the Facility to Present Day
1) Audio and/or video of prison visitations with inmate Patterson within the above-mentioned Timeframe;
2) Audio of phone calls placed by inmate Patterson within the above-mentioned Timeframe;
3) Commissary orders placed by inmate Patterson within the above-mentioned Timeframe;
4) Grievances filed by inmate Patterson within the above-mentioned Timeframe;
5) 'Write-ups' or disciplinary action reports against inmate Patterson within the above-mentioned Timeframe;
6) Photocopies of any letters sent or received by inmate Patterson;
6) If more audio than what was initially released exists, we kindly ask for those to be included.
i) Any sensitive, personal, confidential or privileged material may be redacted accordingly pursuant to local law.
If this request is unclear, we ask that you contact us for clarification rather than denying our request outright. We further ask that if certain information cannot be shared that you fulfill our request in part rather than denying it in full, and explain the reason including the legal basis for withholding any information.
Material syndicated by Original Media Group Corporation has a combined total circulation of 2.3+ million and reach 40+ million men and women each month. Our digital properties reach a total of 57+ million unique visitors and 750+ million page views monthly.
The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes.
In the event that there are fees, I would be grateful if you would inform me of the total charges in advance of fulfilling my request. I would prefer the request filled electronically, by e-mail attachment if available or CD-ROM if not.
Thank you in advance for your anticipated cooperation in this matter. I look forward to receiving your response to this request within 10 business days.
To Whom It May Concern:
I wanted to follow up on the following Wisconsin Open Records Act request, copied below, and originally submitted on Jan. 17, 2020. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response.
Thanks for your help, and let me know if further clarification is needed.
Please see attached letter.
Sgt. Douglas Ormson
Dunn County Sheriff's Dept.
615 Stokke Parkway Dr
Menomonie, WI 54751
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