UT Austin Arrest of Photojournalist, April 24, 2025 (University of Texas, Austin)

Adam Steinbaugh filed this request with the University of Texas, Austin of Texas.
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R006537-042824

Multi Request UT Austin Arrest of Photojournalist, April 24, 2025
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From: Adam Steinbaugh

To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. Any recording (including audio or video captured by body camera, vehicular camera, or handheld device) of the detention of Carlos, a photojournalist employed by FOX 7, on April 24, 2024, at or near UT Austin. For any recording of the detention, please include any audio or video captured five minutes before his detention and twenty minutes after the recording captured any audio or video of his detention.

2. Any report concerning the arrest or interaction with Carlos on April 24, 2024.

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 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Adam Steinbaugh

From: University of Texas, Austin

Dear Adam Steinbaugh:

Thank you for your interest in the public records of The University of Texas at Austin.
Your request has been given the reference number R006537-042824 for
tracking purposes. Your request is being processed in accordance with Chapter
552 of Texas Government Code, the Public Information Act. We will respond to
you on or before 5/13/2024. Records Requested: To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. Any recording (including audio or video captured by body camera, vehicular camera, or handheld device) of the detention of Carlos, a photojournalist employed by FOX 7, on April 24, 2024, at or near UT Austin. For any recording of the detention, please include any audio or video captured five minutes before his detention and twenty minutes after the recording captured any audio or video of his detention.

2. Any report concerning the arrest or interaction with Carlos on April 24, 2024.

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 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Adam Steinbaugh

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From: University of Texas, Austin

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RE: PUBLIC RECORDS REQUEST Reference # R006537-042824

Dear Adam Steinbaugh,
The University of Texas at Austin received a public information request from you which provides as follows:
To Whom It May Concern:

Pursuant to the Texas Public Information Act, I hereby request the following records:

1. Any recording (including audio or video captured by body camera, vehicular camera, or handheld device) of the detention of Carlos, a photojournalist employed by FOX 7, on April 24, 2024, at or near UT Austin. For any recording of the detention, please include any audio or video captured five minutes before his detention and twenty minutes after the recording captured any audio or video of his detention.

2. Any report concerning the arrest or interaction with Carlos on April 24, 2024.

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 business days, as the statute requires.

Sincerely,

Adam Steinbaugh

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The information that is responsive to your request is now available for download on Public Information Portal. Please login to the Public Information Portal at the following link to retrieve the appropriate responsive documents. Public Information Request - R006537-042824
The remaining information responsive to your request is withheld under Texas Gov't Code ┬ž 552.108(a)(1), since UTPD has determined that its release at this time would interfere with pending law enforcement investigations.

If you have any questions or need additional information, please feel free to contact my office at 512-471-8300.

Sincerely,
Bob Bonner-Davis
Chief Public Information Coordinator
Office of the Vice President for Legal Affairs

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