North Dakota marijuana citation data 2011-2014

Evan Anderson filed this request with the North Dakota Highway Patrol of North Dakota.

It is a clone of this request.



From: Evan Anderson

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to North Dakota Constitution, Article XI, Section 6, and the North Dakota Open Records Statute, N.D.C.C. ยง 44-04-18(1), I hereby request the following records:

A copy of all data related to citations for marijuana possession on the state and local levels. I am specifically seeking any statistics related to the total number of arrests and/or citations for offenses related to marijuana as well as the ethnicity, age, sex, and other demographic information of the persons arrested and/or cited, if available. The time frame for which I am seeking records is from January 2011 through December 2014.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public free of charge as part of the public information service at, and is not being made 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 would request your response within ten (10) business days.


Evan Anderson


To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on March 15, 2015. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: Oswald, Carrie L.

Mr. Anderson,

Attached in the marijuana related citations your requested from the ND Highway Patrol. Please let me know if you require any further information.

Thank You,
Carrie Oswald
IT Manager
North Dakota Highway Patrol

From: Iverson, Lt. Thomas O.

I am following up to verify you received the requested information on Thursday, April 2. Please let me know if you have not received the information. Thanks.


From: Evan Anderson


I have received the requested information.

Thank you,