civil forfeiture

Rachel Coburn filed this request with the Malden Police Department of Malden, MA.


From: Rachel Coburn

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Massachusetts Public Records Law, M.G.L. c.66, ยง10, I hereby request the following records:

Inventory of all property seized by Malden police as civil forfeiture, along with arrest information for those in possession of such property at the time of seizure.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as we believe this request is in the public interest, as suggested but not stipulated by the recommendations of the Massachusetts Supervisor of Public Records. The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, processed by a representative of the news media/press and is made in the process of news gathering and not for commercial usage.

I expect the request to be filled in an accessible format, including for screen readers, which provide text-to-speech for persons unable to read print. Files that are not accessible to screen readers include, for example, .pdf image files as well as physical documents.

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, as the statute requires.


Rachel Coburn

From: Jon Crannell

Good Morning,

Attached is the information you requested.


Lieutenant Jon Crannell
Malden Police Department
800 Eastern Avenue
Malden, MA 02148
(P) 781-397-7171
(F) 781-397-1523

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From: Rachel Coburn


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

Rachel Coburn