Buncombe County Submitted: September 24, 2021 | Updated: November 15, 2021

(September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

Hello Buncombe County, NC Sherrif's Office (Records Officer),

I'd like to make a public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law:

Please provide all email correspondence between these two current or former BCGov, BCSO, and/or BC Detention Facility employees: Lieutenant Thomas "Chris" Barber and Cynthia Marie Heaton. During the period between of January 01, 2014 - Present (date the query is performed).

** If you are unable to fill any or all parts of this request, please cite specifically where a reason for denial is justified under NC Public Records Law. **

Thank you for your assistance!

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Status: Completed

Activity:

  • November 15, 2021 4:02 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Nov 15, 2021, 4:02 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Yes, I just wanted to send over everything I had.

     

    Great and thank you.

     

    Aaron Sarver

    Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office,

    PIO


    Status: Completed
  • November 15, 2021 3:45 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Nov 15, 2021, 3:45 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Good afternoon Aaron,

     

    Thank you for your help and for taking the screenshots! There are 46 total attachments on your last email, 23 are screenshots and then the other 23 are .msg files. I just wanted to clarify to be sure, but the 23 screenshots are the documents that pertain to this request, and then the other 23 .msg files are just duplicates, correct?

     

    Once you confirm I can go ahead and mark this as completed.

     

    Appreciate you!

     


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • November 15, 2021 10:36 am

    7 months ago

    from: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Nov 15, 2021, 10:36 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Hello Sunshine Requests,

     

    I have taken a screenshot of each of the email messages and saved them as PDFs.

     

    Please let me know if this works. Everything is attached.

     

    Aaron

     

    **Editor’s Note: Please see screenshot folder at top left in documents


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • November 9, 2021 10:02 am

    7 months ago

    from: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Nov 9, 2021, 10:02 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    I am going to have to convert them to PDFs individually as I haven’t found a way to do it as a batch.

     

    Not sure how long this will take. I have started working on it.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • November 4, 2021 12:47 pm

    7 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Nov 4, 2021, 12:47 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Good afternoon Aaron,

     

    I just wanted to check in on this request to see if there was any update on converting those files to PDF?

     

    I will check in again at the end of the month if I don’t hear back before then.

     

    Thank you!


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • October 21, 2021 12:18 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 21, 2021, 12:18 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Good afternoon Aaron,

     

    I do not have Microsoft Outlook – sorry! We’ve run into this with other record requests through different governments over the years and there should be a way to convert the files to PDF.

     

    Appreciate your help.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • October 21, 2021 8:47 am

    8 months ago

    from: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 21, 2021, 8:47 AM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Let me see what I can have IT do with it.

     

    Do you have Microsoft Outlook? That’s what the files are from.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • October 20, 2021 12:38 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 20, 2021, 12:38 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Good afternoon Aaron,

     

    Thank you for sending this over!

     

    Unfortunately, I am not able to open the files in the current format they’re in. Could you please convert these .msg files to .pdf? I tried to do so on my own to no avail.

     

    Appreciate your help.

     


    Status: Clarification Requested
  • October 14, 2021 3:20 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 14, 2021, 3:20 PM
    subject: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Hello Sunshine Requests,

     

    Please see the attached doc that is responsive to your records request.

     

    Aaron

     

    **Editor’s Note: The files that Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office sent were in a format that was unable to be opened. We have let them know about this, and once they re-send the files and we review them we will post here. Thank you for using Sunshine Request!


    Status: Response Received from Government
  • October 14, 2021 1:57 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 14, 2021, 1:57 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Good afternoon Aaron,

     

    Thank you for this update. I will plan on following up again in early November if I haven’t heard back by then.

     

    Appreciate your assistance!


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • October 6, 2021 12:47 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    to: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    date: Oct 6, 2021, 12:47 PM
    subject: Re: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Buncombe County IT and Legal are working on this one.


    Status: Government Processing Request
  • September 28, 2021 1:02 pm

    8 months ago

    from: Sunshine Request <[email protected]>
    to: Aaron Sarver <[email protected]>
    date: Sep 28, 2021, 1:02 PM
    subject: Records Request: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Good afternoon Buncombe County Sheriff’s Office,

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for information that may be available in your office.

     

    Please confirm receipt to let me know the request will begin processing, and if possible, please provide a rough estimate of when the request may be completed. I will plan on following up again in early October if I have not heard back before then.

     

    Here are the details of the request:

     

    Subject: (September 2021) Request for BC Gov email correspondence 01/01/2014 – Present

     

    Message: “Hello Buncombe County, NC Sheriff’s Office (Records Officer),

     

    I’d like to make a public records request for the following information under NC Public Records Law:

     

    Please provide all email correspondence between these two current or former BCGov, BCSO, and/or BC Detention Facility employees: Lieutenant Thomas “Chris” Barber and Cynthia Marie Heaton. During the period between of January 01, 2014 – Present (date the query is performed).

     

    ** If you are unable to fill any or all parts of this request, please cite specifically where a reason for denial is justified under NC Public Records Law. **

     

    Thank you for your assistance!”

     

    ** Sunshine Request makes no claim as to the veracity of any statements or information contained in any of the requests, or public records, we receive.


    Status: Sent to Government
  • September 24, 2021 12:58 pm

    9 months ago

    Submitted to Sunshine Request
    Status: Pending