Marion

Forfeiture 21-P-53

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MARION COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
STATE OF
WEST VIRGINIA,
And THE WEST
VIRGINIA STATE
POLICE,
Petitioners,
vs.
SEVEN THOUSAND
SIXTY-NINE DOLLARS
($7,069.00) IN UNITED
STATES CURRENCY
And CARLETON
BROOKS MEADE,
Respondents.
Case Number:
21-P-53
NOTICE OF
PUBLICATION AND
NOTICE OF FILING
OF PETITION FOR
FORFEITURE
The object of this suit is to seek an Order forfeiting the herein described property pursuant to the West Virginia Contraband Forfeiture Act (Chapter 60A, Article 7, of the West Virginia Code, as amended).
TO ANY CLAIMANT OF A RIGHT OR INTEREST IN SAID PROPERTY
You have the right to file a claim to the herein described property on or before the 15th day of June, 2021. Any such claim must clearly state the identity of the Claimant and an address where legal process can be served upon said Claimant. The property seized and subject of this suit is described as follows SEVEN THOUSAND SIXTY-NINE DOLLAR ($7,069.00) IN UNITED STATES CURRENCY.
The Law Enforcement Agency responsible for the seizure is the WEST VIRGINIA STATE POLICE. The seizures took place on February 6, 2021, and March 6, 2021 in Marion County, West Virginia.
That a certain SEVEN THOUSAND SIXTY-NINE DOLLARS ($7,069.00) IN
UNITED STATES CURRENCY was in the possession of Carleton Brooks Meade, found during a search of his apartment on February 6, 2021 and March 6, 2021 at 530 Walnut Avenue Apt.3, Fairmont, Marion County, West Virginia.
That after the date for filing of said claims an Order of the Court directing forfeiture of said seized property to the State and vesting ownership of said property shall be sought.
If you fail to file a claim, thereafter an Order, upon proper hearing may be entered against you for the relief demanded in the petition.
A copy of said petition may be obtained from the Circuit Clerk of the Court.
STATE OF
WEST VIRGINIA and
WEST VIRGINIA
STATE POLICE,
By Counsel
/s/ Joseph T. Hodges, III
Joseph T. Hodges, lII, #8556
Assistant Prosecuting
Attorney
213 Jackson Street
Fairmont, WV 26554
(304) 367-5380
(304) 368-0930 fax
Times: May 7, 14, 2021