Legal No 13-354
IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF
STATE OF GEORGIA
THE STATE OF GEORGIA, BY AND THROUGH CRAIG FRASER, DISTRICT ATTORNEY,
ONE 1994 LEXUS GS300 WITH VIN NO. JT8JS47E2R0066018; and NINE HUNDRED EIGHTY DOLLARS ($980.00) IN UNITED STATES LAWFUL CURRENCY,
Defendant Property in rem,
MARIO SHANTIL BROWN,
MICHAEL LASHUN HOLLIMAN, and SHEQUITTA ELLINGTON,
CIVIL ACTION NO. 2012-CG-0828
NOTICE OF SEIZURE AND NOTICE OF COMPLAINT FOR FORFEITURE
To any and all persons having an interest in or right affected by the above-captioned action and by any sale of the aforesaid property resulting therefrom, and who are entitled by law to notice or service by publication.
You are hereby notified that the above styled-action, seeking forfeiture of the property described below, was filed on the 25th day of September, 2012, in the office of the Clerk of Laurens Superior Court, seeking to forfeit certain property described as follows to wit:
ONE 2004 KAWASAKI VULCAN MOTORCYCLE WITH VIN JKBVNAE124A118426; and ONE THOUSAND FOUR HUNDRED AND ONE DOLLARS ($1,401.00) IN LAWFUL UNITED STATES CURRENCY .
The aforesaid property was seized from Mario Brown on July 27, 2012 , in Laurens County, Georgia. The property was declared contraband and seized pursuant to Official Code of Georgia § 16-13-49.
The conduct giving rise to the seizure was as follows: Possession/Purchase of Cocaine. The violation of law alleged is as follows: O.C.G.A. § 16-13-30(a).
You are hereby required to file with the Clerk of Laurens Superior Court and serve upon the District Attorney for the Dublin Judicial Circuit, whose name and address is as follows:
P.O. Box 2029
Dublin, Georgia 31040
an answer, conforming to the requirement of law, to the foregoing Complaint within thirty (30) days of the date of final publication of this notice, asserting a claim against the said property.
If at the expiration of the thirty (30) days, as set forth above, no answer has been filed, the court shall grant the relief sought by the Plaintiff and the court shall forfeit the said property and order the disposition of the property as provided by law.
This 11th day of July, 2013.
BY: The State of Georgia, by and through Craig Fraser, District Attorney
July 6, 13, 2013