Michael Ward

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MERCER COUNTY,
WEST VIRGINIA.

GEORGE V. SITLER,
PROSECUTING ATTORNEY
OF MERCER COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, ON BEHALF OF THE BLUEFIELD POLICE DEPARTMENT
PETITIONER
VS.

TWO THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT ($2,358.00) DOLLARS IN UNITED STATES CURRENCY
(Michael Ward)
RESPONDENT.

CIVIL ACTION NO. 18-C-181-DS

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, Section 701 through 707, et. seq., 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 28th day of August, 2018 at 10:00 a.m. 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 TWO THOUSAND THREE HUNDRED FIFTY-EIGHT ($2,358.00) DOLLARS IN UNITED STATES CURRENCY.
The law enforcement agency responsible for the seizure is the Bluefield Police Department.
The seizure was made on June 20, 2018 during a search of the person of Michael Ward at a traffic stop at US 460, Bluefield, West Virginia 24701.
That the above listed respondent property was in the possession of Michael Ward.
That after the date for filing of said claims, 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 herein, 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 her office.
Entered by the Clerk of said Court on the 27th day of June, 2018.

JULIE BALL
CLERK OF THE CIRCUIT COURT
MERCER COUNTY,
WEST VIRGINIA
By Her Deputy
Crystal Worley

ID: 111929