Madison, Wisconsin, Stolen/Recovered Gun Report

Brian Freskos filed this request with the Madison Police Department of Madison, WI.
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From: Brian Freskos

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to Wisconsin's Open Records act, I hereby request the arrest report, incident report, police report, crime report, or any other material that details the incidents connected to the following case number:


I am a reporter with The Trace, a 501(c)(3) nonprofit news organization. I am making this request through MuckRock’s public records request management service, which I use to organize and streamline my public records requests. As a member of the news media, I will be making information obtained from this request available to the general public; I am not requesting it for commercial purposes.

I would prefer it if you emailed me the documents in a .pdf format. If for any reason the documents must be provided via standard mail, please send them to the following address:

The Trace
Attn: Brian Freskos
428 Broadway, 4th Floor
New York, NY 10013

In the event that there are fees, I would appreciate if you informed me of the total charges before completing my request.

If my request is denied in whole or in part, please cite the applicable statutory exemption.

Thank you in advance for your help with this request. If you have any questions, please call me at (919) 522-6354.

Brian Freskos

From: Radovan, John

Mr. Freskos,

We did receive your request and follow up request for records related to MPD case # 2014-259498. Those records have been compiled but I need to go through them to check for necessary redactions. Due to my workload involving other records requests I have not been able to get to it yet. I anticipate being able to do so next week. Feel free to contact me at this email or the telephone number below with any questions.

Lieutenant John Radovan
Records Custodian
City of Madison Police Department
(608) 266-6068

From: PD Records

The record you requested is now available to be released.

Payment of $ 12.75 $ is required before the report can be emailed to you. If you would like it post mailed, there is a $1 dollar surcharge. Please mail payment referencing the case # 14-259498 # to:
Madison Police Records,
211 S. Carroll Street Room GR10
Madison, WI 53703
or you may come in and pick up your report at this same location. We also accept credit card payment over the phone. If you'd like to pay over the phone with your credit card you can call us at 608-266-4075.

If you do choose to come in and pick up the report please respond to this email so we may have it ready for you at the address above. Our hours are Monday through Friday, 8:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Madison Police Records
Fax: 608-267-1117

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From: Brian Freskos

Email would be preferred. We will put a check in the mail. Thank you

From: PD Records

Your email request has been received and placed in our processing queue. Due to the volume of requests, the estimated processing time is as follows:

. Standard records request (reports/video/photos)- approximately 4 weeks

* Contacts, calls for service or background checks- 2 weeks.

You will be contacted when your request has been completed.

If you are requesting a crash report, these are maintained at the Department of Transportation. They can be contacted directly at or by calling (608) 266-8753 (and selecting option 3). For processing this request, you will need the DOT document number located in the upper right corner of the Driver Exchange of Information Form. This document number will begin with 9B. Crash reports are available from DOT approximately 2 weeks after the date of the crash.

If you need any further information, please visit our website at<> or call (608) 266-4075 between 8:00 a.m. and 4:00 p.m. Monday through Friday. Thank you for contacting Madison Police Records.


To Whom It May Concern:

Please find enclosed a check for $12.75 to satisfy the fee associated with the attached public records request.

Thank you.

From: Kelso, Nancy

We have received your check payment for the case report noted above, a copy of that report is attached. Let us know if there is anything else needed.

Thank you,

Madison Police Records
211 S Carroll St. Room GR-10
Madison, WI 53703
Ph. 608-266-4075
Fax 608-267-1117

From: Brian Freskos


Thanks so much for your help with this request! I really appreciate it.

Brian Freskos