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IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF KANAWHA COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA CASE NO. 21-C-907 STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA Petitioner v. $59,985.00 (FIFTY-NINE THOUSAND, NINE HUNDRED AND EIGHTY-FIVE DOLLARS) In United States Currency (Muhab Al-Kubati) Respondent. On July 15, 2021, officers of the Charleston Police Department seized $59,985.00 (Fifty-Nine Thousand, Nine Hundred and Eighty-Five Dollars), in United States Currency, at or near Greenbrier Street and the Greenbrier exit of Interstate 77, Northbound, Charleston, Kanawha County, West Virginia. $59,985.00 (Fifty-Nine Thousand, Nine Hundred and Eighty-Five Dollars), in United States Currency constititutes money furnished or intended to be furnished, in violation of West Virginia Code, Chapter 60A, by any person in exchange for a controlled substance, and/or proceeds traceable to such an exchange, and/or moneys used, or which have been used, or which are intended to be used to facilitate any violation of West Virginia Code, Chapter 60A, and/or the laws of the State of West Virginia. $59,985.00 (Fifty-Nine Thousand, Nine Hundred and Eighty-Five Dollars) was found in the possession and/or control of Muhab Al-Kubati and at the time of the seizure, he claimed ownership of the said Currency. The State of West Virginia has filed a Forfeiture Petition wherein it has asked the Circuit Court of Kanawha County, West Virginia to forfeit the above-described $59,985.00 (Fifty-Nine Thousand, Nine Hundred and Eighty-Five Dollars), in United States Currency to the State and has also asked the Court to vest title to ownership of the Currency in the State of West Virginia. A copy of said Forfeiture can be obtained from the Kanawha County Clerk’s Office. Any person having a claim upon the above-described $59,985.00 (Fifty-Nine Thousand, Nine Hundred and Eighty-Five Dollars), in United States Currency shall make a claim on said property on or before the passing of 30 days from first publication of this legal publication. Any claim must clearly identify the claimant and the address at which legal process can be served upon the claimant. All claims shall be delivered to Reagan E. Whitmyer, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney, 301 Virginia Street, East Charleston, West Virginia, 25301. STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA and CHARLESTON POLICE DEPARTMENT CHARLES T. MILLER Prosecuting Attorney By: Reagan E. Whitmyer, Assistant Prosecuting Attorney in and for Kanawha County, West Virginia LC-118873 10-23,30;2021