Under the Freedom of Information Act, I asked the following of the Illinois State Police:
Under the FOIA I request documents that show the name of the judge who issued the search warrant to search the Woodstock home of Kane County Deputy Sheriff Kimberly Zinke (maiden name Furst).
I also seek a document that will show the date of that warrant and the date it and an affidavit was filed with the local circuit clerk’s office.
Here is the reply:
Thank you for writing to the Illinois State Police with your request for information pursuant to the Illinois Freedom of Information Act, 5 ILCS 140/1 et seq.
On April 29, 2015, we received your request for the documents pertaining to the Kimberly Zinke Case:
The Illinois State Police Freedom of Information Officer, Lieutenant Steve Lyddon, is denying your request for the reasons outlined below:
- 5 ILCS 140/2.15(c) – The information requested, if disclosed, would interfere with a pending law enforcement proceeding. This case is still pending adjudication.
- 5ILCS 14017(1)(d)(i) – The information requested, if disclosed, would interfere with pending or actually and reasonably contemplated law enforcement proceeding conducted by law enforcement or correctional agency.
- 5 ILCS 140/7(1)(d)(iii) – The information requested could create a substantial likelihood that a person will be deprived of a fair trial or an impartial hearing if the information were made public, as this case has not yet been adjudicated.
- 5 ILCS 14017(1)(d)(vii) – The information requested would obstruct a current and ongoing criminal investigation. The case or cases pertaining to your request is currently under review and Illinois State Police is expecting to be required to gather additional information regarding the case up to and until a verdict has been reached. Therefore, the case or cases pertaining to your request is considered an ongoing investigation.