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NOTICE

010056550 February 7, 14
IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF Monongalia COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
DIVISION NO. 3

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA and
MONONGALIA COUNTY SHERIFF’ DEPARTMENT,

Petitioners,

v. // Civil Action No. 15-P-14

THIRTY THOUSAND, TWENTY ONE DOLLARS, AND
NO CENTS ($30,021.00) IN U.S. CURRENCY, &
ONE THOUSAND, FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS, AND
NO CENTS ($1,400.00) IN PRE-PAID VISA DEBIT CARDS,

Respondent.

ORDER OF PUBLICATION

The object of the above-entitled action is forfeiture. It appearing by a petition filed in the above-styled action that the Monongalia County Sheriff’s Department is responsible for the seizure on December 12, 2014 [1] from the person of Otis Bradford, Jr., during his arrest and a search incident thereto in Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, and [2] from Room 368 Building D, Hotel Morgantown, Monongalia County, West Virginia, daring the execution of a search warrant at that location.
It is ORDERED that any claimant shall serve upon the State of West Virginia, W. Chad Noel, Petitioner’s Attorney, whose address is Monongalia County Prosecuting Attorney’s Office, 243 High Street, Morgantown, WV 26505, an answer or other defense to the petition filed in the above-styled action within thirty days of the date of service of the petition or within thirty days of the publication, otherwise judgment by default will he taken against the property at anytime thereafter. A copy of the petition can be obtained from the undersigned Clerk at her office.

Entered by the Clerk of said Court on the 23rd day of January, 2015.

Jean Friend
Clerk of Court

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF MONONGALIA COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA
DIVISION NO. 3

STATE OF WEST VIRGINIA and
MONONGALIA COUNTY SHERIFF’ DEPARTMENT,

Petitioners,

v. // Civil Action No. 15-P-14

THIRTY THOUSAND, TWENTY ONE DOLLARS, AND
NO CENTS ($30,021.00) IN U.S. CURRENCY, &
ONE THOUSAND, FOUR HUNDRED DOLLARS, AND
NO CENTS ($1,400.00) IN PRE-PAID VISA. DEBIT CARDS,
Respondent.

NOTICE

TO ANY CLAIMANT OF THE PROPERTY DESCRlBED WITHIN THE PETITION:

You have the right to File an Answer to the Petition setting forth your right to possession of the property within thirty days from the service hereof. If you fail to ‘file an Answer, a Final Order forfeiting the property to the State will be entered, and such Order is not subject to appeal.

FURTHER NOTICE

TO ANY OTHER CLAIMANT OF THE PROPERTY DESCRIBED WITHIN THE PETITION:

Any other person having a putative claim to the above-referenced property shall clearly state his or her identity and an address where legal process can he served upon him or her. Any such person shall refer to the specific Petition to determine a description of the seized property, the agency responsible for the seizure, the time and place of the seizure, the identity of the person in possession of the property at the time of seizure. The State has requested an Order directing forfeiture of the property to the State, investing ownership of the property in the State.

These Notices are in compliance with West Va. Code 60A-7-705 (b) & (c).

W. Chad Noel
Asst. Prosecuting Attorney