Raleigh

Legal Notice

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF RALEIGH COUNTY,
WEST VIRGINIA

KRISTEN KELLER,
PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF RALEIGH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, ON BEHALF OF THE RALEIGH COUNTY SHERIFF’S OFFICE, BECKLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE POLICE OPERATING AS THE BECKLEY/RALEIGH COUNTY DRUG AND VIOLENT CRIME UNIT,
PETITIONER

VS.

CIVIL ACTION NO. 20-C-390-K

NINE HUNDRED FORTY-SEVEN DOLLARS ($947.00) IN THE POSSESSION OF JAMES M. EARL
RESPONDENT

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 thirty (30) days of the date of this publication. 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: $947.00 in US Currency.

The law enforcement Agency responsible for the seizure is the Beckley/Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crime Unit.

The seizure took place on September 7, 2020 in Raleigh County, West Virginia. The property described above was found in the possession of James M. Earl.
That after the date for filing of said claim(s) an Order of the Court directing forfeiture of the 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 can be obtained from the undersigned Clerk at his office.