Wood

NOTICE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF WOOD COUNTY

WEST VIRGINIA

 

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA, and PARKERSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT,

Petitioners,

 

  1. ///CASE NO. 15-P-39-B

 

12,230.00 IN UNITED STATES CURRENCY,

Respondent.

 

NOTICE

 

Notice is hereby given that the above-styled matter has been filed in the Circuit Court of Wood County, West Virginia, pursuant to the West Virginia Contraband Forfeiture Act (West Virginia Code 60A-7-1, et. seq.). Any person or corporation having a claim to the hereinafter described property shall, on or before the 14th day of May 2015, file, in writing, their claim to said property with the Clerk of said Court, which said claim must clearly state the identity of the claimant and an address where legal process can be served upon such person or corporation. A copy of said claim shall be delivered to Jason A. Wharton, Prosecuting Attorney, Counsel for Petitioners, at the Office of the Wood County Prosecuting Attorney, Judge Donald Black Annex, 317 Market Street, Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101.

Pursuant to West Virginia Code 60A-7-705 (c)(1-6), the following information is given: (1) the property seized which is the subject of the petition filed is; $12,230.00 in United States Currency; (2) the Parkersburg Police Department is responsible for the seizure; (3) the property was seized on January 4, 2015 in the parking lot of Speedway located at 4327 Emerson Avenue, Parkersburg, Wood County West Virginia; (4) the only owners of the property subject to forfeiture known to Petitioners is Lawrence Garner and Ashley Steele; (5) the persons having possession of the seized property at the time of the seizure was Lawrence Garner and Ashley Steele; and (6) a request to the above named Court to enter an Order directing ownership of said property in the State and the Parkersburg Police Department will be made.

Dated this     day of April, 2015.

 

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA PARKERSBURG POLICE DEPARTMENT,

Petitioners, By Counsel

 

/s/: Jason A. Wharton,

WVSB #7810

Prosecuting Attorney

317 Market Street

Parkersburg, West Virginia 26101

 

 

Apr 10, 17