Mexican General Jesús Gutierrez Rebollo case

John Dyer filed this request with the U.S. Department of State of the United States of America.
Tracking # F-2013-21275
Est. Completion None
Status
Partially Completed

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From: John Dyer

To Whom It May Concern:

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

I request any and all reports, analysis and documents concerning the detention of Mexican General Jesus Gutierrez Rebollo in 1997. Also I request any and all reports produced after his detention concerning the implications for US national security after it was discovered that he worked for a Mexican Drug Trafficking Organization.

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 MuckRock.com, 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.

Sincerely,

John Dyer

From: Department of State

An acknowledgement letter, stating the request is being processed.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 19, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Request

Your query has been forwarded to the FOIA Requester Status mailbox for reply.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 19, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. John Dyer,

Would you please provide the assigned case number. Because of the number of requests that Muckrock has with the Department of State, it is necessary to provide the assigned case number to facilitate a quicker response.

Thank you,
Katrina Wood
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: FOIA Status

Mr. John Dyer,

Would you please provide the assigned case number. Because of the number of requests that Muckrock has with the Department of State, it is necessary to provide the assigned case number to facilitate a quicker response.

Thank you,
Katrina Wood
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: MuckRock

Hello Ms. Wood,

Sorry for the confusion. The assigned case number is F-2013-21275.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Would you please provide the Department of State assigned case number. Thank you.

From: MuckRock

As noted, the case number is F-2013-21275.

Thank you.

From: MuckRock.com

To Whom It May Concern:

I wanted to follow up on the following Freedom of Information request, copied below, and originally submitted on Dec. 19, 2013. Please let me know when I can expect to receive a response, or if further clarification is needed. You had assigned it reference number #F-2013-21275.

Thank you for your help.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. John Dyer,

Thank you for inquiring on your case number F-2013-21275. I apologize for our delayed response. I checked the electronic case notes and the case is still open. Your request has been assigned to an analyst for processing each case is different and the processing time depends on the complexity of information requested, the location of the information, and the time it takes to review the records. I’ll look into that and I will e-mail you with the information as soon as it comes available.

I hope this information is helpful and thank you for your patience. If you have further concerns or any questions regarding any FOIA-related matter, please contact the FOIA Requester Service Center (FRSC) at (202) 261-8484, or fax us at (202) 261-8582 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov

Katrina Wood
U.S. Department of State
FOIA Requester Service Center
(202) 261-8484
foiastatus@state.gov

In accordance with Executive Order 12958, this message is UNCLASSIFIED

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: Hall, Kevin

Hello-

I am working on the subject FOIA case.

A preliminary search has found several dozen documents relevant to your request. In many cases, responsive material is imbedded in very long reports. If you agree that the non-responsive material can be excised the review process will take much less time.

Please let me know.

Thank you.

Kevin Hall
Office of Information Programs and Services
Department of State

This email is UNCLASSIFIED.

From: FOIA Status

The estimated completion date for the subject case is September 1, 2014.

From: John Dyer

Understood, Mr. Hall. I agree to the excisement of the non-responsive material. Thank you.

From: FOIA Status

Mr. John Dyer,

Thank you for the inquiring on your request number F-2013-21275 the estimated completion is set for September/2014. Accorded to our * Freedoms Data Base System* the search that was found may be relevant to your request and the information is in the final stages for reviewing and now being reviewed by our Senior Reviewer. Once the information comes available you will then receive an acknowledgement letter from our Statutory Compliance and Research Division Center.

I hope this information was helpful. Thank you for your continue patience. Please do not hesitate to either call us at: (202)261-8484 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov.
Regards,
Katrina Wood
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: FOIA Status

Mr. John Dyer,

Thank you for the inquiring on your request number F-2013-21275 the estimated completion is set for September/2014. Accorded to our * Freedoms Data Base System* the search that was found may be relevant to your request and the information is in the final stages for reviewing and now being reviewed by our Senior Reviewer. Once the information comes available you will then receive an acknowledgement letter from our Statutory Compliance and Research Division Center.

I hope this information was helpful. Thank you for your continue patience. Please do not hesitate to either call us at: (202)261-8484 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov.
Regards,
Katrina Wood
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: FOIA Status

Mr. John Dyer,

Thank you for the inquiring on your request number F-2013-21275 the estimated completion is set for September/2014. Accorded to our * Freedoms Data Base System* the search that was found may be relevant to your request and the information is in the final stages for reviewing and now being reviewed by our Senior Reviewer. Once the information comes available you will then receive an acknowledgement letter from our Statutory Compliance and Research Division Center.

I hope this information was helpful. Thank you for your continue patience. Please do not hesitate to either call us at: (202)261-8484 or send an e-mail to foiastatus@state.gov.
Regards,
Katrina Wood
FOIA Requester Service Center

From: Department of State

A first set of responsive documents from the agency, with more to be sent at a specified date.

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