DEA: John Phillips

Chris Campion filed this request with the Drug Enforcement Administration of the United States of America.
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From: Chris Campion

To Whom It May Concern:

This is a request under the Freedom of Information Act. I hereby request the following records:

A copy of DEA files on John Phillips of the 1960s rock group the Mamas and the Papas, who died on March 18, 2001.

Obituary here:

Mr Phillips was indicted in the Southern District of New York on August 24th, 1980 on seven counts of possession with intent to distribute several controlled substances, alongside two co-defendants.

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 20 business days, as the statute requires.


Chris Campion

From: Drug Enforcement Administration

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