NOTICE OF SEIZURE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY Pursuant to O.C.G.A. § 9-16-I et. seq., any party claiming an interest in the following property is hereby notified that the following property was seized by the undersigned agency in Butts County, Georgia: ONE THOUSAND EIGHT HUNDRED DOLLARS IN U.S. CURRENCY. Conduct giving such rise to said seizure was as follows: on the 22nd day of July, 2020, a vehicle occupied by claimants was stopped on i-75 for following too close and seat belt violation. As Deputy Moultrie approached the vehicle his smelled marijuana. A consent to search was granted and 2 rolls of rubber-banded currency totaling $1800.00 was located in the glove box. A bag or methamphetamine and marijuana was located with the currency. Claimants told the Deputy the currency was not theirs. Claimants who may have an interest in said property are Richard M. McCarthy and Jonathan Roberts. Said property was used in violation of O.C.G.A. § 9-16-1 et. seq., and 16-13¬49 et. seq. in that the item(s) was/were used to facilitate the possession, sale, and distribution of controlled substances and/or marijuana and/or are proceeds derived or realized therefrom and that said item was used directly or indirectly used or intended for use in any manner to facilitate a violation of O.C.G.A. Title 16, or of the laws of the United States or of any State relating to marijuana/controlled substance which is punishable by imprisonment of more than one year, and or said property was found in close proximity to controlled substances and/or marijuana. You are further notified that you may file a claim within thirty 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 request James M.oss. Assistant District Attorney Towaliga Judicial Circuit State Bar o. 526574 918-10052, 8/12,19, 2020

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