U.S. Marshals: Kratom Seizures

Anthony Roberts filed this request with the Department of Justice, United States Marshals of the United States of America.
Tracking # 2017USMS31677
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From: anthony roberts

To Whom It May Concern:

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

All documents pertaining to the seizure of kratom (aka Mitragyna speciosa or ketum) shipments or products, including affidavits, search warrants, complaints, and communications between the U.S. Marshals and the FDA regarding kratom, between January 1st, 2014 through March 20th, 2017.

The requested documents will be made available to the general public, and this request is not being made for commercial purposes. As a professional member of the media, I am requesting that any fees be waived.

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 20 business days, as the statute requires.


anthony roberts

From: Hughes, Tiwiya (USMS)

Due to the high volume of request we are receiving . Our specialist are working as diligently as they can to get out all request on time. Your request has been assigned to Sherri Sidley and 2017USMS31677 is your request number. Please be patient and know that your request is being worked on.

From: Hughes, Tiwiya (USMS)

Please do not send your request to me. Please send them to the USMS FOIA email.