LEGAL:1232 JANUARY 25, FEBRUARY 1, AND 8, 2013 NOTICE OF SEIZURE TO INTERESTED PARTIES
JANUARY 25, FEBRUARY 1, AND 8, 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 6th day of January, 2013, 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: Two Hundred and Seventy-Three Dollars in United States Currency; one 13 Sansui LCD Flat Screen Television, SN 057400740231; one LG Cell Phone, SN A000003179699C; one Samsung Flip Cell Phone, SN 202CYSF629358; and one Samsung Flip Cell Phone, SN A000002FDDD0DA.
Conduct giving rise to said seizure was as follows: On or about January 6, 2013, a search warrant was executed at 1103 Truitt Avenue by officers from the LaGrange Police Department. The search warrant was based on information that cocaine was purchased from Arthur Bernard Nelson, from said location, by confidential informant. A search of 1103 Truitt Avenue revealed cocaine, marijuana and U.S. currency. The aforementioned property that was seized was found within close proximity of the cocaine and marijuana. Mr. Nelson was arrested for VGCSA Possession of Cocaine with Intent to Distribute; VGCSA Possession of Marijuana with Intent to Distribute and VGCSA Sale of Cocaine.
Said property was found on the above date to be in close proximity to marijuana and cocaine, controlled substances, 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"