NOTICE OF SEIZURE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY VALUED AT $25,000.00 OR LESS PURSUANT TO O.C.G.A.
NOTICE OF SEIZURE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY VALUED AT $25,000.00 OR LESS PURSUANT TO O.C.G.A. ¤ 16-13-49(n) TO: CHRISTOPHER KEITH LANE OF 104 TOWNVIEW PLACE, ATHENS, GEORGIA 30601 AND ALL OTHER OWNERS AND INTEREST HOLDERS OF THE SEIZED PROPERTY TAKE NOTICE On October 26, 2012, Officer Drew Cook and other law enforcement officials seized two (2) digital scales, packaging materials, marijuana, and One Thousand Nine Hundred Sixty-Five Dollars and Thirty-Six Cents ($1,965.36) in U.S. currency (hereinafter "the defendant property") the intersection of Foundry and Broad Streets, Athens, Clarke County, Georgia. The defendant property was directly or indirectly used or intended for use to facilitate a violation of O.C.G.A. ¤ 16-13-30 and/or is proceeds derived or realized therefrom and/or was found in close proximity to marijuana and controlled substances and/or other property which is subject to forfeiture pursuant to the provisions of O.C.G.A. ¤ 16-13-49(d). AND FURTHER TAKE NOTICE that the owner or interest holder may file a claim against the defendant property within thirty (30) days after the second publication of this Notice in a newspaper of general circulation in Clarke County by sending the claim to the seizing law enforcement agency listed below and to the District Attorney for the Western Judicial Circuit, c/o The Prosecuting Attorneys' Council of Georgia, Legal Services Division, 104 Marietta Street NW, Suite 400, Atlanta, Georgia 30303-2743 by certified mail or statutory overnight delivery, return receipt requested. RESPECTFULLY SUBMITTED, KENNETH W. MAULDIN DISTRICT ATTORNEY Western Judicial Circuit State Bar No. 478258 ________________________ Paige Otwell Special Assistant District Attorney State Bar No. 003780 Office of the District Attorney for the Western Judicial Circuit 325 East Washington Street, Room 370 Athens, GA 30601 (706)613-3240 Lieutenant Mark Magnuson Athens-Clarke County Police 3035 Lexington Road Athens, GA 30605 (706) 613-3330