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: RAY KENDALL CORBETT of 131 EAST BROAD STREET, APARTMENT 909, ATHENS, GEORGIA 30601 AND ALL OTHER OWNERS AND INTEREST HOLDERS OF THE SEIZED PROPERTY TAKE NOTICE On October 5, 10 and 17, 2012, Sergeant Aubrey Epps of the Northeast Georgia Regional Drug Task Force and other law enforcement officials seized twelve (12) Suboxone strips, one (1) gram of marijuana, three (3) grams of psilocybin mushrooms, three (3) grams of cocaine and One Thousand Three Hundred Sixty-Two Dollars ($1,362.00) in U.S. currency (hereinafter "the defendant property") at 131 East Broad Street and 159 West Clayton Street and 144 Clayton Street, 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, 325 East Washington Street, Room 370, Athens, Georgia 30601 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 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 Captain Charles Newson, Commander Northeast Georgia Regional Drug Task Force 3035 Lexington Road Athens, GA 30605 (706) 613-3330