|Submitted||May 2, 2016|
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To Whom It May Concern:
Pursuant to the California Public Records Act (California Government Code §§ 6250), I hereby request the following records:
The missing person case file for Vanessa Dawn Smith. I actively research missing person cases as a hobby, and I can vividly remember this happening:
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 calendar days, as the statute requires.
In response to your attached request, please be advised that this case is an active investigation and pursuant to the provisions of Gov. Code § 6254(f) and 6255, at this time we are denying your request.
Legal Assistant, Merced County Counsel
2222 M Street, Room 309
Merced, CA 95340
Tel--(209) 385-7564 ext. 4470
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