Details for SEIZURE / MACK / STRONG

NOTICE OF SEIZURE OF PERSONAL PROPERTY Pursuant to O.C.G.A. §9-16-1 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: TWENTY THOUSAND DOLLARS AND NO/100 CENTS IN U.S. CURRENCY. Conduct giving such rise to said seizure was as follows: on the 28th day of May, 2019 at about 10:30p.m. a vehicle driven by Corey Mack with a passenger named Keywanna Strong was stopped on I-75 for tinted windows, impeding traffic, and an issue with the paper tag, and failing to maintain lane. Mack was nervous beyond that a normal person and had a hard time completing sentences. The driver and passenger gave inconsistent stories about the nature of their trip. A K-9 conducted a sniff of the vehicle and alerted according to handler McGaha to the presence of narcotics. A search of the vehicle yielded $20,00.00 in U.S. currency in the glove compartment which was packaged in a manner consistent with that used in narcotics transactions. Mack lied about the currecny in that he told Deputy Munger there was not any large amounts of U.S. currency in the vehicle. Mack said he got $9,300.00 out of his account that morning. Strong said half the money was hers and that she worked at Walmart. Mack and Strong gave various explanations regarding the currency. Further investigation has revealed that Mack has had 11 previous narcotic arrests with 9 convictions and that Claimants who may have an interest in said property are Corey Mack and Keywanna Strong. 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 requested. James Moss Assistant District Attorney Towaliga Judicial Circuit State Bar No. 526574 918-608287, 7/31,8/7

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