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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF PIERCE COUNTY STATE OF GEORGIA THE STATE OF GEORGIA
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IN THE SUPERIOR COURT OF

PIERCE COUNTY

STATE OF GEORGIA

THE STATE OF GEORGIA

ex rel. Bradley L. Collins

District Attorney,

Waycross Judicial Circuit,

Plaintiff,

v.

FIVE HUNDRED, EIGHTYNINE

DOLLARS AND NINETYFIVE

CENTS IN U.S. CURRENCY;

NINE FOREIGN COINS UNKNOWN

VALUE, MARLIN 22 RIFLE

60 W, SKS NORINCO RIFLE

COMBAT EXCHANGE, ESSEX

SHOTGUN SINGLE BAREL, BERSA

380 WITH CLIP 97, WALTER

BB PISTOL BB GUN, GAMO PELLET

RIFLE WITH SCOPE PELLET

RIFLE, MARLIN 222 RIFLE 60 W,

Forfeiture:

(O.C.G.A. $16-1 3-49)

(PCSO #I 3-02-0226)

Defendant in rem.

MARY KATHRYN RIGGINS,

Potential Claimant.

NOTICE OF SEIZURE AND FORFEITURE

OF PERSONAL PROPERTY

VALUED AT LESS THAN $25.000

Pursuant to O.C.G.A. 16-13-49

you are hereby notifi ed that on the

16th day of August, 2013, the following

property was seized from Mary

Kathryn Riggins by the undersigned

agency and there is a forfeiture pending

against said property in Pierce

County, Georgia:

Five hundred, eighty-nine dollars

and ninety-fi ve cents ($589.95)

in U.S. currency;

Nine (9) Foreign coins Unknown

Value

One (1) Marlin 22 rifl e 60 W, Serial

#03210538;

One (1) SKS Norinco Rifl e Combat

Exchange, Serial #1612464;

One (1) Essex Shotgun Single

Barell, Serial #124440;

One (1) Bersa 380 with clip 97,

Serial #C56315;

One (1) Walter BB Pistol BB gun,

Serial #N/A;

One (1) Gamo Pellet Rifl e with

scope, Serial #04-1 C-042513-13;

One (1) Marlin 222 Rifl e 60 W,

Serial #03210538;

The conduct aiving rise to said

seizure was as follows:

Detectives with the Pierce

County Sheriff s Offi ce have been

conducting investigations into illegal

drug activity in Pierce County,

Georgia. On August 16, 2013, the

Pierce County Sheriff s Offi ce and

the Blackshear Police Department,

executed a Search Warrant at 4928

Trudie Road, Blackshear, Georgia,

being the residence of Mary Kathryn

Riggins. Offi cers located a 15 page

Meth recipe, scales and packaging

material, Marijuana, ICE Methamphetamine,

a wallet which contained

$589.95 fi ve hundred, eight-nine dollars

and ninety-fi ve cents in U.S. currency,

three silver certifi cate one dollar

bills in plastic sleeves and a two

dollar bill, two Marijuana grinders

along with glass smoking pipes. The

seized property is now in the custody

of the Pierce County Sheriff s Department,

300 Pierce Industrial Blvd.,

Blackshear, Georgia. Mary Kathryn

Riggins was charged with Possession

of Methamphetamine and Possession

of Methamphetamine with

Intent to Distribute.

Said currency and property was

used or intended for use to facilitate

a violation of O.C.G.A. 6-13-30, or

proceeds derived or realized therefrom.

You may fi le a claim by sending

the claim by certifi ed mail, return receipt

requested, to the District Attorney

and to the seizing agency at the

addresses shown below. Your claim

must comply with the requirements

set forth in O.C.G.A. 16-13-49(n)(4)

and must be fi led within thirty (30)

days of the second publication of this

notice in the offi cial organ of Pierce

County, Georgia.

This 12 day of September, 2013.

/s/ Bradley L. Collins

BRADLEY L. COLLINS

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

State Bar No. 940389

Waycross Judicial Circuit

306 Albany Avenue

Waycross, Georgia 31501

(912) 287-4395

Pierce County Sheriff s Department

300 Pierce Industrial Blvd.

Blackshear, GA 31516

Attn: Sheriff Ramsey Bennett

C/PCSO/9-18=9-25/717