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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.

NINE HUNDRED

AND FIFTY DOLLARS

($950.00) IN U.S. CURRENCY;

Defendant in rem.

JAKE RASHAD MCDOWELL,

Defendant.

Forfeiture:

(O.C.G.A. 16-13-49)

BPD #: 13-09-5467

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 notified that on the 10th day of September, 2013, the following property was seized from Jake Rashad McDowell by the undersigned agency and there is a forfeiture pending against said property in Pierce County, Georgia:

Nine hundred and fi fty dollars

($950.00) in U.S. currency.

The conduct giving rise to said seizure was as follows:

On September 5, 2013, Det. Tony Youmans was assisting probation officers employed with the Georgia Department of Corrections serve a probation warrant on Jake Rashad McDowell. All officers went to 109 Pine Court, Blackshear, Pierce County, and made contact with the mother of Mr. McDowell a Helen Jinks. She called him on the telephone and he came to the house. After advising Mr. McDowell that he was under arrest he was placed in the probation department s vehicle. The probation officers went in and searched Mr. McDowell s room. After a few minutes Det. Youmans was called to come inside. One of the officers pointed out a large amount of cash in a coffee container which also had scales, packaging material, and Marijuana. Det. Youmans asked Helen Jinks if the money was hers and she said no. Ms. Jinks also stated that Mr. McDowell does not work and he shouldn t have that much money. Mr. McDowell admitted that it was all his. Jake Rashad McDowell was charged with Possession of Marijuana w/Intent to Distribute, Possession of Marijuana (less than ounce), and Possession of Drug Related Objects. Said property was used or intended for use to facilitate a violation of O.C.G.A. 16-13- 30, or proceeds derived or realized therefrom.

You may file a claim by sending the claim by certified 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 official organ of Pierce County, Georgia.

This 13 day of September, 2013.

/s/ Bradley L. Collins

BRADLEY L. COLLINS

DISTRICT ATTORNEY

306 Albany Avenue

Waycross, GA 31501

Blackshear Police Department

P.O. Box 268

Blackshear, GA 31516

Attn: Det. Tony Youmans

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