Raleigh

NOTICE OF FILING OF PETITION FOR FORFEITURE

IN THE CIRCUIT COURT OF RALEIGH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA CIVIL ACTION NO. 15-C-970-H Honorable John A. Hutchison KRISTEN KELLER, PROSECUTING ATTORNEY OF RALEIGH COUNTY, WEST VIRGINIA, ON BEHALF OF THE RALEIGH COUNTY SHERIFF’S DEPARTMENT, BECKLEY POLICE DEPARTMENT AND THE WEST VIRGINIA STATE POLICE OPERATING AS THE BECKLEY / RALEIGH COUNTY DRUG AND VIOLENT CRIME UNIT, PETITIONER, VS. $107,221.00 in U.S. Currency, 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 $107,221.00 in U.S. Currency. The law enforcement Agency responsible for the seizure is the Beckley / Raleigh County Drug and Violent Crime Unit. The seizure took place on October 8, 2015 in Beckley, Raleigh County, West Virginia. 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 demand 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 2nd day of December 2015. Paul Flanagan, Clerk Circuit Court of Raleigh County, West Virginia 12-14-MON-2-RH; 3758