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Journal-World classified (published 02/28/2013)

(Published in the Lawrence
Daily Journal-World February 21, 2013)

IN THE DISTRICT COURT OF
DOUGLAS COUNTY, KANSAS
SEVENTH JUDICIAL
DISTRICT
CIVIL DIVISION

STATE OF KANSAS, ex. rel.
LAWRENCE/DOUGLAS
COUNTY DRUG
ENFORCEMENT UNIT
Plaintiff;

vs.

$11,340 IN U.S. CURRENCY,
(more or less)
Defendants.

Case No. 2013-CV-81
Div. 1

Pursuant to the Kansas
Standard Asset Seizure and
Forfeiture Act, K.S.A.
60-4101 et seq.

NOTICE OF PENDING
FORFEITURE
Pursuant to K.S.A. 60-4109

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN

that property herein described has been seized for
forfeiture and is pending
forfeiture to the State of
Kansas, Lawrence/Douglas
County Drug Enforcement
Unit (DEU) pursuant to Kansas Standard Asset Seizure
and Forfeiture Act
(KSASFA), K.S.A. 60-4101 et
seq. If you have not previously received a Notice of
Seizure for Forfeiture, this
is notice pursuant to the
Act.

The $11,340 in U.S. currency, property was seized
at 816 Crestline Drive, Lawrence, Douglas County,
Kansas 66049 on or about
the 16th day of May 2011,
as property subject to forfeiture. The value of the
property has been set at
$11,340. The conduct giving rise to forfeiture
and/or the violation of law
alleged is: the property is
the proceeds of and/or

was used or intended to be
used to facilitate felony
violation(s) of the Uniform
Controlled Substance Act
and an act(s) giving rise to
the property's forfeiture, to
- wit: Possession of 44.34
marijuana with intent to
distribute within 1000 feet
of a school, Possession of
felony drug paraphernalia,
Unlawful acts dealing with
drug proceeds, No drug tax
stamp. The State pleads
that presumption of forfeitability exist pursuant to
K.S.A. 60-4112(j) and (k).

You are further notified
that the Plaintiff's Attorney
has chosen to initially proceed with this matter administratively and is making stipulation of exemptions available for the property seized for forfeiture as
described above.

You may do any of the following:

(1) File a verified petition
for Request for Stipulation
of Exemption with the
Plaintiff's Attorney and
sending a copy to the Seizing Agency contact person;
or
(2) File a verified claim with
the District Court, Plaintiff's
Attorney and the Seizing
Agency contact person; or
(3) Do nothing.

The law also provides for
provisional return of the
certain property under certain circumstances including the posting of a surety
bond or a court hearing on
whether probable cause
existed when the property
was seized. You may wish
to consult with an attorney
before deciding what is
best for you. However, if
no petition or claim is filed
within thirty (30) days of
mailing/publication of this
Notice, your interest in the
property described above
will be forfeited. All such
requests, petitions and
claims shall comply with
the strict affidavit and informational requirements
for claims as set out in
K.S.A. 60-4111. Please be
aware that it is a crime to
falsely verify an ownership
interest or other information in any request, petition
or claim.

Copies for the District
Court should be mailed to:

Clerk of the Douglas County
District Court, Civil Division,
111 E. 11th Street, Lawrence, Kansas 66044.

Copies for the Law Enforcement Agency should
be mailed to:

Sergeant McLaren, Lawrence Police Department,
4820 Billings Pkwy, Lawrence, KS 66049.

Issued this 12th day of
February, 2013.

/s/Patrick J. Hurley, #17638
Assistant District Attorney
Douglas County District
Attorney's Office
111 E. 11th Street
Lawrence, Kansas 66044
(785) 841-0211
Fax: (785) 832-8202
phurley@douglas-county.com
Attorney for Plaintiff
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