FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION
OF THE STATE OF CONNECTICUT

In the Matter of a Complaint by FINAL DECISION
Allan W. Lyle,
Complainants
against Docket #FIC 1998-160
Commissioner, State of Connecticut,
Department of Public Safety; and State
of Connecticut, Department of Public
Safety,
Respondents September 23, 1998
	The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on August 3, 1998 at 
which time the complainant and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts and 
presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.
	
	After consideration of the entire record, the following facts are found and 
conclusions of law are reached:
	1.  The respondents are public agencies within the meaning of 1-18a(1), G.S.
	2.  It is found that by letter dated January 7, 1998, the complainant requested that 
the respondents provide him with copies of all records relating to the investigation, arrest, 
arraignment or prosecution of the complainant.
	3.  It is found that by letter dated January 15, 1998, the respondents provided the 
complainant with copies of records responsive to his request.
	4.  By letter of complaint dated January 26, 1998 and filed with the Commission 
on February 4, 1998, the complainant alleged that the respondents violated the Freedom 
of Information Act by denying him a copy of all of the requested records.
	5.  It is found that with the exception of page three of a three page investigation 
report dated October 17, 1988 concerning case #Z-88-02060-2, the records provided to 
the complainant by the respondents and described in paragraph 3, above, are all the 
records that the respondents have that are responsive to the complainant’s request.
	6.  It is found that the missing page, described in paragraph 5, above, was not 
included with the records provided to the complainant, however, there was no evidence at 
the hearing in this matter that the respondents intended to deny the complainant a copy of 
missing page.  The respondents provided the complainant with a copy of the missing page 
at the hearing.
	7.  It is concluded that the respondents did not violate 1-15(a) and 1-19(a), G.S.
	The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of 
the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
	1.  The complaint is hereby dismissed.


Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of 
September 23, 1998.

_________________________
Melanie R. Balfour
Acting Clerk of the Commission
PURSUANT TO SECTION 4-180(c), G.S., THE FOLLOWING ARE THE NAMES OF 
EACH PARTY AND THE MOST RECENT MAILING ADDRESS, PROVIDED TO 
THE FREEDOM OF INFORMATION COMMISSION, OF THE PARTIES OR THEIR 
AUTHORIZED REPRESENTATIVE.
THE PARTIES TO THIS CONTESTED CASE ARE:
Allan W. Lyle
c/o Joan D. Lyle
300 Tresser Blvd., Apt. 7-G
Stamford, CT 069016
Commissioner, State of Connecticut,
Department of Public Safety; and State
of Connecticut, Department of Public
Safety 
c/o Atty. Robert B. Fiske III
Assistant Attorney General
110 Sherman Street
Hartford, CT 06105





__________________________
Melanie R. Balfour
Acting Clerk of the Commission




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