Name:     Steve Smith

Address: 1000 San Jose Dr.,

               San Jose, CA 12345

Defendant in Pro Per

 

SUPERIOR COURT OF CALIFORNIA

COUNTY OF SANTA CLARA

San Jose Courthouse

10 Main St.,

San Jose, CA 12345

Citing Agency

San Jose Police Department

Notice to Appear’s Citation Number

C 123456

Date Issued

Jan 1st 2008

Case Number

09-08-TR-123456

INFORMAL DISCOVERY REQUEST (Traffic Infraction)

California Penal Code Section 1054, et. seq., California Penal Code Section 19.7

 

TO THE DISTRICT ATTORNEY FOR THE ABOVE-REFERENCED COUNTY AND THE POLICE OFFICER OF THE ABOVE-REFERENCED POLICE DEPARTMENT:

 

Pursuant to California Penal Code Section 1054, et seq., and California Penal Code Section 19.7, I, the above-named defendant, hereby requests that you provide disclosure of the following:

 

a.     Defendant’s statements and any and all relevant written or recorded statements of witnesses, including any statements, diagrams, made by the citing police officer on the reverse of the above-referenced Notice to Appear or on any piece of paper or other medium of information storage.

b.    The names and addresses of all prosecution witnesses who will testify at trial.

c.     The officer’s daily log for the day of Jan 1st 2008.

d.    A copy of both sides of the officer’s copy of the above-referenced Notice to Appear.

e.     A copy of any documentary evidence to be introduced at trial.

f.     The exact location, or address of the Officer where the Officer sighted the Defendant who violated the vehicle code as described on the above-referenced Notice to Appear.

g.    The distance between the Officer and the Defendant where the Defendant violated the vehicle code as described on the above-referenced Notice to Appear.

 

I am requesting that the above-requested items (a)-(g) be mailed to me, the above-referenced Defendant, at the above Defendant’s address.

 

Pursuant to California Penal Code Section 1054.5(b), I require these records to be delivered within fifteen (15) days counting from Monday, March 1st 2008, the first business day after the preparation and mailing of this request, the due date for response to this request is Wednesday, March 16th 2008 (Pacific Standard Time).

 

Cc: San Jose Courthouse and San Jose Police Department

Encl: Copy of “Notice to Appear” and Copy of “Courtesy Notice”

 

 

 

                                                                                     Sincerely,

 

{you MUST sign here!}

______________________

 

STEVE SMITH

Defendant in Pro Per