Parking tickets, DUI tickets, traffic offenses by Mexican Embassy UN

John Dyer filed this request with the New York City Police Department of New York City, NY.


From: John Dyer

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the New York State Freedom of Information Law (1977 N.Y. Laws ch. 933), I hereby request the following records:

I request any and all records pertaining outstanding parking tickets, traffic violations and DUI tickets issued to vehicles with Mexican Diplomatic License Plates between FY 2000 and FY 2013. Please include how much money is owed by the Mexican embassy to the City of New York. Please detail if, during said period, any letters have been sent to the embassy urging its staff to pay the fines owed.

I also request that, if appropriate, fees be waived as I believe this request is in the public interest. 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.

In the event that fees cannot be waived, 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 5 business days, as the statute requires.


John Dyer

From: New York City Police Department

The request has been rejected as being too vague, burdensome or otherwise unprocessable.


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on May 10, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.