LEGAL:1221 JANUARY 18, 25, AND FEBRUARY 1, 2013 NOTICE OF SEIZURE TO INTERESTED PARTIES
JANUARY 18, 25, AND FEBRUARY 1, 2013
NOTICE OF SEIZURE TO INTERESTED PARTIES
The State of Georgia by and through the District Attorney for the Coweta Judicial Circuit and pursuant to O.C.G.A. Section 16-13-49, hereby gives notice that on the 28th day of November, 2012, the following property was seized by the LaGrange Police Department, and there is a forfeiture pending against said property in Troup County, Georgia.
The property seized is: One Thousand, Sixty-Three Dollars in United States Currency.
Conduct giving rise to said seizure was as follows: LaGrange Police Department officers received information from a confidential informant about drug transactions being delivered around LaGrange, Georgia, by defendant. Two controlled buys were conducted where defendant delivered methamphetamine. A search warrant was issued and defendant was arrested for (2 Counts) V.G.C.S.A. Sale of Methamphetamine, V.G.C.S.A. Controlled Substance near Park / Housing Project, V.G.C.S.A. Drugs on Communication Facilities, and Possession of a Firearm by a Convicted Felon.
Said property was found on the above date to be in close proximity to methamphetamine, a controlled substance, and was used or intended to be used to facilitate a violation of the Georgia Controlled Substance Act (16-13-30), or represents proceeds derived or realized through a violation of the Georgia Controlled Substances Act (16-13-30).
You are further notified that you may file a claim within thirty (30) days of the second publication of this notice of seizure by sending a claim to the seizing law enforcement agency and to the District Attorney by certified mail, return receipt requested.
PETER J. SKANDALAKIS
Troup County Government Center
100 Ridley Avenue, 3rd Floor
LaGrange, Georgia 30240"