HSI Lupe Treviño Investigation

Dave Hendricks filed this request with the Immigration and Customs Enforcement of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2016-ICFO-11993
Status
Rejected

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From: Dave Hendricks

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All records from the Homeland Security Investigations (HSI) public corruption case involving former Hidalgo County Sheriff Guadalupe "Lupe" Treviño, Maria Patricia "Pat" Medina, former Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office Cmdr Jose Padilla and Tomas "El Gallo" Gonzalez.

HSI Agent Jean Paul "J.P." Reneau of HSI McAllen worked on the investigation.

Treviño pleaded guilty in case 7:14-CR-482-1. Medina pleaded guilty in case 7:14-cr-00483. Padilla pleaded guilty in case 7:13-cr-01154-12. Gonzalez pleaded guilty in case 7:13-cr-01154-2. All cases were filed in the Southern District of Texas.

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 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.

Sincerely,

Dave Hendricks

From:

December 15, 2015 Dave Hendricks MuckRock DEPT MR PO Box 55819 BOSTON, MA 02205-5819 RE:     ICE FOIA Case Number 2016-ICFO-12018 Dear Mr. Hendricks: This acknowledges receipt of your November 25, 2015, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), for records from the HSI public corruption case involving former Hidalgo County Sheriff Guadalupe "Lupe" Trevino, Maria Patricia "Pat" Medina, former Hidalgo County Sheriff's Office Cmdr Jose Padilla and Tomas "El Gallo" Gonzalez.  Your request was received in this office on December 14, 2015. Due to the increasing number of FOIA requests received by this office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request. Per Section 5.5(a) of the DHS FOIA regulations, 6 C.F.R. Part 5, ICE processes FOIA requests according to their order of receipt. Although ICE’s goal is to respond within 20 business days of receipt of your request, the FOIA does permit a 10- day extension of this time period. As your request seeks numerous documents that will necessitate a thorough and wide-ranging search, ICE will invoke a 10-day extension for your request, as allowed by Title 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(B). If you care to narrow the scope of your request, please contact our office. We will make every effort to comply with your request in a timely manner. Provisions of the FOIA allow us to recover part of the cost of complying with your request.  We shall charge you for records in accordance with the DHS Interim FOIA regulations as they apply to non-commercial requesters.  As a non-commercial requester, you will be charged 10 cents per page for duplication; the first 100 pages are free, as are the first two hours of search time, after which you will pay the per quarter-hour rate ($4.00 for clerical personnel, $7.00 for professional personnel, $10.25 for managerial personnel) of the searcher.  We will construe the submission of your request as an agreement to pay up to $25.00. You will be contacted before any further fees are accrued. We have queried the appropriate program offices within ICE for responsive records. If any responsive records are located, they will be reviewed for determination of releasability. Please be assured that one of the processors in our office will respond to your request as expeditiously as possible. We appreciate your patience as we proceed with your request.
Your request has been assigned reference number 2016-ICFO-12018. Please refer to this identifier in any future correspondence. To check the status of an ICE FOIA/PA request, please visit . Please note that to check the status of a request, you must enter the 2015-ICFO-XXXXX or 2016-ICFO-XXXXX tracking number. You may contact this office at (866) 633-1182. Our mailing address is 500 12th Street, S.W., Stop 5009, Washington, D.C. 20536-5009. (http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status) http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status
Regards,
ICE FOIA Office
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Freedom of Information Act Office
500 12th Street, S.W., Stop 5009
Washington, D.C. 20536-5009
Telephone: 1-866-633-1182
Visit our FOIA website at
www.ice.gov/foia

From:

December 15, 2015 Dave Hendricks MuckRock DEPT MR PO Box 55819 BOSTON, MA 02205-5819 RE:     ICE FOIA Case Number 2016-ICFO-11993 Dear Mr. Hendricks: This acknowledges receipt of your November 25, 2015, Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) request to U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE), for records related to the HSI public corruption case involving Julio Armando Davila, including case MC13-CR11-MC0046, reports of information, and audio/video recordings of interviews with Davila.  Your request was received in this office on December 14, 2015. Due to the increasing number of FOIA requests received by this office, we may encounter some delay in processing your request. Per Section 5.5(a) of the DHS FOIA regulations, 6 C.F.R. Part 5, ICE processes FOIA requests according to their order of receipt. Although ICE’s goal is to respond within 20 business days of receipt of your request, the FOIA does permit a 10- day extension of this time period. As your request seeks numerous documents that will necessitate a thorough and wide-ranging search, ICE will invoke a 10-day extension for your request, as allowed by Title 5 U.S.C. § 552(a)(6)(B). If you care to narrow the scope of your request, please contact our office. We will make every effort to comply with your request in a timely manner. Provisions of the FOIA allow us to recover part of the cost of complying with your request.  We shall charge you for records in accordance with the DHS Interim FOIA regulations as they apply to non-commercial requesters.  As a non-commercial requester, you will be charged 10 cents per page for duplication; the first 100 pages are free, as are the first two hours of search time, after which you will pay the per quarter-hour rate ($4.00 for clerical personnel, $7.00 for professional personnel, $10.25 for managerial personnel) of the searcher.  We will construe the submission of your request as an agreement to pay up to $25.00. You will be contacted before any further fees are accrued. We have queried the appropriate program offices within ICE for responsive records. If any responsive records are located, they will be reviewed for determination of releasability. Please be assured that one of the processors in our office will respond to your request as expeditiously as possible. We appreciate your patience as we proceed with your request.
Your request has been assigned reference number 2016-ICFO-11993. Please refer to this identifier in any future correspondence. To check the status of an ICE FOIA/PA request, please visit . Please note that to check the status of a request, you must enter the 2015-ICFO-XXXXX or 2016-ICFO-XXXXX tracking number. You may contact this office at (866) 633-1182. Our mailing address is 500 12th Street, S.W., Stop 5009, Washington, D.C. 20536-5009. (http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status) http://www.dhs.gov/foia-status
Regards,
ICE FOIA Office
Immigration and Customs Enforcement
Freedom of Information Act Office
500 12th Street, S.W., Stop 5009
Washington, D.C. 20536-5009
Telephone: 1-866-633-1182
Visit our FOIA website at
www.ice.gov/foia

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

Your request has been tasked to the appropriate agency within ICE to conduct a search for responsive documents. We are still awaiting their response.

Sincerely,
ICE/FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

Your request has been tasked to the appropriate agency within ICE to conduct a search for responsive documents. We are still awaiting their response.

Sincerely,
ICE/FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

Your request has been tasked to the appropriate agency within ICE to conduct a search for responsive documents. We are still awaiting their response.

Sincerely,
ICE/FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Mr. Hendricks,

We are still awaiting the program office response for the search we sent to them for records pertaining to your request. We do not know at this time when they will get back to us with that.

Sincerely,
ICE FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good morning,

We are still awaiting a response from the program office conducting the search. We do not have an estimated response window at this time.

Sincerely,

ICE FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

Your request has been tasked to the appropriate agency within ICE to conduct a search for responsive documents. We are still awaiting their response.

Sincerely,
ICE/FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

Your request has been tasked to the appropriate agency within ICE to conduct a search for responsive documents. We are still awaiting their response.

Sincerely,
ICE/FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

Your request has been tasked to the appropriate agency within ICE to conduct a search for responsive documents. We are still awaiting their response.

Sincerely,
ICE/FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

Your request has been tasked to the appropriate agency within ICE to conduct a search for responsive documents. We are still awaiting their response.

Sincerely,
ICE/FOIA

From: ICE-FOIA

Good afternoon,

Your request has been tasked to the appropriate agency within ICE to conduct a search for responsive documents. We are still awaiting their response.

Sincerely,
ICE/FOIA

From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

The request has been rejected by the agency.

From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

The request has been rejected by the agency.

From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

The request has been rejected by the agency.

From: Immigration and Customs Enforcement

An interim response, stating the request is being processed.

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