Utah Department of Administrative Services

Division of Archives & Records Service

Salt Lake City (Utah). Prosecutor

28494--Misdemeanor Case Files

AGENCY: Salt Lake City (Utah). Prosecutor

SERIES: 28494
TITLE: Misdemeanor Case Files
DATES: 2007-
ARRANGEMENT: Chronological by year, thereafter by case number.

DESCRIPTION: These case files document routine misdemeanor criminal cases prosecuted in circuit courts. They contain the case number, defendant's name, charge, dates of indictment and arraignment, plea, bond amount, trial date, verdict, and sentence. May also contain police records, offense reports, witness lists, subpoenas, FBI reports, photographs, and attorneys' notes. This information is largely duplicated in court files and should be weeded after the case is closed.

RETENTION

Retain 7 years after case closes

DISPOSITION

Retain in agency custody.

FORMAT MANAGEMENT

Paper: Retain in Office until case closes and then transfer to State Records Center. Retain in State Records Center for 7 years and then destroy.

APPRAISAL

Legal

This disposition is based on Utah Municipal General Records Retention Schedule, Schedule 15, Item 2.

Legal

PRIMARY DESIGNATION

Protected. UCA 63G-2-305(10,11,13,16,17); 63G-2-305(9)(c,d)