Jennifer Dulos disappearance reaches day 25, Fotis Dulos files motion to get back evidence seized


Tuesday is day 25 in the disappearance of Jennifer Farber Dulos. Investigators continue to search for clues at the Mira Trash to energy plant in Hartford. 

News 8 has learned more about the evidence seized over the last three plus weeks and that Fotis Dulos wants it back. 

His defense team filed some discovery motions at the end of last week that we picked up Monday at the Stamford Court House. 

Defense attorneys for Fotis Dulos filed two motions requesting the state preserve all evidence it has gathered in the case up to this point.

That includes any and all surveillance video from private or public cameras and audio recordings, transcripts, notes, documents, and phone records. 

Related: Recap: The search for missing New Canaan mother, Jennifer Dulos

In the filings, the defense says some of those records could contain exculpatory evidence that could help Dulos in his alibi. 

Fotis Dulos and his girlfriend, Michelle Troconis, are both charged with evidence tampering and hindering prosecution in the investigation into the disappearance of Dulos’s estranged wife, Jennifer. 

Both filed not guilty pleas last week and are out on bond. 

Related: 23 days later, State Police continue to search for possible evidence in case of Jennifer Dulos

Police allege they have on video Dulos and Troconis making 30 stops in his place Ford Raptor pick up truck disposing bags along a stretch of Albany Avenue the night Jennifer Farber Dulos went missing. 

Police say Jennifer Farber Dulos’s blood was discovered in some of those bags. 

Now Dulos wants his Raptor pick up truck back. 

In the second discovery motion, his defense teams are asking for the Raptor, a Chevrolet Suburban, a Cherokee to be returned so he can get back to operating his construction business. 

The defense also asked the state to return a MacBook Pro laptop, his server, other computers, 2 iPhones, hard drives and personal papers. 

Related: Pickup truck owned by Fotis Dulos’ company was in New Canaan

The defense says in that filing that the items are needed for both practical reasons and in order to mount his defense.

As for the trash plant, investigators are still looking through the tons of trash to try and find any evidence that may lead them to the whereabouts of Jennifer Farber Dulos. 

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