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Final Decision FIC2011-557
In the Matter of a Complaint by
FINAL DECISION
Apostle Immigrant Services and
St. Rose of Lima Church,
     Complainant
     against
Docket #FIC 2011-557
Leonard Gallo, Chief, Police Department,
Town of East Haven; and Police
Department, Town of East Haven,
     Respondents
September 27, 2012

     The above-captioned matter was heard as a contested case on May 24, 2012, at which time the complainants and the respondents appeared, stipulated to certain facts and presented testimony, exhibits and argument on the complaint.  After some evidence was heard, the matter was scheduled to be continued on September 7, 2012.  On September 6, 2012, the complainants withdrew their appeal against all respondents by e-mail sent to the Clerk of the Freedom of Information (“FOI”) Commission.  The Freedom of Information Commission takes administrative notice of such withdrawal.
     The following order by the Commission is hereby recommended on the basis of the record concerning the above-captioned complaint:
     1. Based on the withdrawal of the complaint, the complaint is dismissed.
Approved by Order of the Freedom of Information Commission at its regular meeting of September 27, 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:
Apostle Immigrant Services and
St. Rose of Lima Church
c/o Michael J. Wishnie, Esq.
Jerome N. Frank Legal Services
P.O. Box 209090
New Haven, CT  06520
Leonard Gallo, Chief, Police Department,
Town of East Haven; and Police
Department, Town of East Haven
c/o Benjamin D. Gettinger, Esq. and
Hugh F. Keefe, Esq.
Lynch, Traub, Keefe & Errante, PC
52 Trumbull Street
New Haven, CT  06510

____________________________
Cynthia A. Cannata
Acting Clerk of the Commission

FIC/2011-557/FD/cac/9/27/2012