SEARCH WARRANT FOR THE FOUNDING CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY, 2125 S STREET, N.W., WASHINGTON, D. C. (WDC), SUCCESSFULLY EXECUTED. WARRANT WAS ISSUED BY U.S. MAGISTRATE HENRY H. KENNEDY, U.S. DISTRICT COURT, WDC. SEARCH COMMENCED AT 9:05 A.M. EDT AND CONCLUDED AT 7:20 P.M. EDT.
SEARCH RESULTED IN SEIZURE OF NUMEROUS ITEMS SPECIFIED IN WARRANT, AS WELL AS MANY OTHER ITEMS OF EVIDENCE.
PURSUANT TO DEPARTMENTAL AND BUREAU AUTHORITY WASHINGTON AND LOS ANGELES FIELD OFFICES HAVE COORDINATED SIMULTANEOUS SEARCHES OF CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY PROPERTIES WITHIN THE RESPECTIVE DIVISION FOR 9:00 A.M. EDT (6:00 A.M. PDT), JULY 8, 1977.
FOR INFORMATION OF FBI HEADQUARTERS, PROPOSED SEARCHES OF CHURCH OF SCIENTOLOGY IN BOTH WASHINGTON, D.C. (WDC) AND LOS ANGELES, INITIATED BY U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE, WDC FOR THE PURPOSE OF GATHERING EVIDENCE OF CRIME. FROM OUTSET, U.S. ATTORNEY’S OFFICE HAS BEEN INTERESTED IN THESE SEARCHES AND IT WAS AT THE INSISTENCE OF WASHINGTON FIELD THAT SEARCHES NOT BE CONSIDERED UNTIL [X] …
Re: contemplated operations in Washington, D.C., and Los Angeles.
Subpoenas will be served during search executed in WDC on July 8, 1977, if feasible.