CLAIMANTS OF $1,121.00 IN UNITED STATES CURRENCY BY DEPUTY B.H. RAINES OF THE PENDLETON COUNTY SHERIFF’S
DEPARTMENT ON May 10, 2022.
On or about May 10, 2022, Deputy B.H. Raines, of the Pendleton County Sheriff’s Department conducted an investigation regarding Adam Keller committing the offense of Possession with Intent to Deliver a Controlled Substance, second or subsequent offense, pursuant to W. Va. Code §60A-4-408 and, pursuant to that investigation, seized in $1,121.00 in United States Currency. Said property was found in the actual or constructive possession of Adam Keller.
On or about the 10th day of May, 2022, during an investigation performed in Pendleton County, West Virginia, Deputy B. H. Raines seized numerous items including in $1,121.00 in United States Currency.
The Petitioners believe that the said $1,121.00 in United States Currency is subject to seizure and forfeiture, pursuant to the West Virginia Contraband Forfeiture Act (W. Va. Code §§ 60A-7-703 and 704), and that said $1,121.00 in United States Currency was used to facilitate the sale, receipt, possession, manufacturing, possession with intent to deliver, and/or delivery of controlled substances in violation of Chapter 60A of the Code of West Virginia.
Petitioners seek an Order from the Circuit Court of Pendleton County, West Virginia that the said $1,121.00 in United States Currency be forfeited to the State of West Virginia and ownership of said property be vested in the State of West Virginia; that, thereafter, it be disposed of according to law.
Any claimant to the above referenced property being $1,121.00 in United States Currency has a right to file a claim on or before Sept. 18, 2022. Any claim must clearly state the identity of the claimant and an address where legal process can be served upon them and must be filed with the Circuit Clerk of Pendleton County, West Virginia.