On appeal from the Government Records Council, Complaint No. 2009-38.
NOT FOR PUBLICATION WITHOUT THE APPROVAL OF THE APPELLATE DIVISION
Submitted December 6, 2010 -- Decided
Before Judges Rodriguez and LeWinn.
Appellant John Allen, a defendant in a criminal matter prosecuted by the Mercer County Prosecutor's Office (Prosecutor), served an Open Public Records Act (OPRA), N.J.S.A. 47:1A-1 to -13, request on the Prosecutor on November 7, 2008.
Appellant requested the following eight items:
Any and all applications and authorizations of both oral and wire interceptions of oral conversations, submitted by either Lt. Manetto, Armstead Robinson and or Plainclothesman Maldanado all of the Trenton Police Department, between 1986 and 1992 pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:156A-4c.
Applications and authorizations of both oral and wire interceptions of oral conversations, submitted by Robert Tedder, of the Trenton Police Department, between 1986 and 1992 pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:156A-4c.
All records of interceptions authorized by the Mercer Country Prosecutor's Office pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:156A-4c between 1986 and 1992.
Reasonable determinations by the County Prosecutor that there was reasonable suspicion that evidence of criminal conduct would be gained from intercepting John Allen's oral and wire conversations with informant LC Peguese. N.J.S.A. 2A:156A-4c.
The copies of authorizations, reports relied upon for authorizations, and or periodical and additional reports submitted by Mercer Country Prosecutor and maintained by the NJ Attorney General on N.J.S.A. 2A:156A-4c pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:156A-23.
The master reel of the recorded conversation between LC Peguese and John Allen that was reviewed by the New Jersey State Police, Trenton Police Department officials and Peguese.
Mercer County Prosecutor's Office annual reports to the Governor and Legislature on the operation of section N.J.S.A. 2A:156A-4c between 1986 and 1992 pursuant to N.J.S.A. 2A:156A-23.
Mercer County Prosecutor's Office supplemental reports forwarded to the State Legislative Office between 1986 and 1992 on N.J.S.A. ...