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Case TitleVoice of San Diego et al v. Naval Criminal Investigative Service et al
DistrictSouthern District of California
CitySan Diego
Case Number3:2022cv00834
Date Filed2022-06-08
Date ClosedOpen
JudgeJudge Barry Ted Moskowitz
PlaintiffVoice of San Diego
PlaintiffWill Huntsberry
Case DescriptionVoice of San Diego reporter Will Huntsberry submitted a FOIA request to the Naval Criminal Investigative Service for records concerning the agency's investigation of the deaths of 20 named individuals between 2020 and 2021. Huntsberry also requested inclusion in the media fee category. The agency acknowledged receipt of the request. The agency indicated that 14 investigations had been completed and could be disclosed. Huntsberry asked NCIS to provide the records. After hearing nothing further from the agency, Huntsberry filed suit.
Complaint issues: Failure to respond within statutory time limit, Litigation - Attorney's fees

DefendantNaval Criminal Investigative Service
DefendantU.S. Department of the Navy
DefendantU.S. Department of Defense
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2022-06-081COMPLAINT Against Naval Criminal Investigative Service, U.S. Department of the Navy, U.S. Department of Defense (Filing fee $402.00 receipt number ACASDC-16895116.), filed by Voice of San Diego, Will Huntsberry. (Attachments: # 1 Civil Cover Sheet, # 2 Exhibit A-02/02/22 Initial Response, # 3 Exhibit B-04/27/22 NCIS Response) The new case number is 3:22-cv-834-BTM-RBB. Judge Barry Ted Moskowitz and Magistrate Judge Ruben B. Brooks are assigned to the case. (Burke, Thomas)(cxt) (Entered: 06/08/2022)
2022-06-082Summons Issued. Counsel receiving this notice electronically should print this summons and serve it in accordance with Rule 4, Fed.R.Civ.P and LR 4.1. (cxt) (Entered: 06/08/2022)
2022-06-083NOTICE of Party With Financial Interest by Will Huntsberry, Voice of San Diego re 1 Complaint, . No Parties With Financial Interest. (Burke, Thomas) (sjt). (Entered: 06/08/2022)
2022-06-224**DOCUMENT WITHDRAWN PER NOTICE 5 ** AFFIDAVIT of Service for Summons, Complaint, Civil Cover Sheet, Notice of Party with Financial Interest served on U.S. Department of Justice on June 14, 2022, filed by Voice of San Diego. (MacLaren, Selina) (QC mailer sent re: wrong event selected. Atty instructed to withdraw and refile) (sjt). Modified to withdraw on 6/27/2022 (sjt). (Entered: 06/22/2022)
2022-06-245NOTICE OF WITHDRAWAL OF DOCUMENT by Will Huntsberry, Voice of San Diego re 4 Affidavit of Service, filed by Voice of San Diego . (MacLaren, Selina) (sjt). (Entered: 06/24/2022)
2022-06-296SUMMONS Returned Executed by Voice of San Diego, Will Huntsberry. Naval Criminal Investigative Service served. (MacLaren, Selina) (Entered: 06/29/2022)
2022-06-297SUMMONS Returned Executed by Voice of San Diego, Will Huntsberry. Naval Criminal Investigative Service served. (MacLaren, Selina) (Entered: 06/29/2022)
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