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Final Decision FIC2011-216
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Jose Arcia
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2011-216
Chief, Police Department,
Town of Newington; Police Department,
Town of Newington; Commissioner,
State of Connecticut, Department of
Correction; and State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction,
     Respondents
March 14, 2012

The above-captioned matter was scheduled for hearing as a contested case on January 30, 2012, at 9:30 a.m., at which time the complainant and the respondents appeared.  The complainant, who is incarcerated, appeared via teleconference, pursuant to the January 2004 memorandum of understanding between the Commission and the Department of Correction.  See Docket No. CV 03-0826293, Anthony Sinchak v. FOIC, Superior Court, J.D. of Hartford at Hartford, Corrected Order dated January 27, 2004 (Sheldon, J.).

Upon review of the file by the hearing officer, it was discovered that the complainant failed to file a valid complaint.  Accordingly, the Commission lacks jurisdiction to adjudicate this matter. 
 The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
 1.  The case is hereby dismissed.

Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of March 14, 2012.
__________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
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:
Jose Arcia
Carl Robinson Correctional Institution
P.O. Box 1400
Enfield, CT  06083
Chief, Police Department, Town of Newington; and
Police Department, Town of Newington
c/o Ronald P. Denault, Esq.
Law Offices of Peter J. Boorman
365 Willard Avenue, Suite 2E
Newington, CT  06111
Commissioner, State of Connecticut, Department of Correction; and
State of Connecticut, Department of Correction
c/o James E. Neil, Esq.
State of Connecticut,
Department of Correction
24 Wolcott Hill Road
Wethersfield, CT  06109
____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission
FIC/2011-216/FD/cac/3/14/2012