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People v. Ten Thousand One Hundred Fifty Three Dollars and Thirty Eight Cents In US Currency, B205875

In forfeiture proceedings related to $10,153.38 seized by police at the time of defendant's arrest for drug related crimes, trial court's order of forfeiture is reversed and remanded as, construing the forfeiture statute strictly, the People's failure to try the forfeiture proceeding in conjunction with the underlying criminal case precluded entry of an order of forfeiture.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 12/11/2009
  • Published 12/11/2009

Judges

  • KLEIN, P.J.

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellees:
  • Law Offices of John F. Schuck and John F. Schuck, Palo Alto, under appointment by the Court of Appeal, for Defendant and Appellant., Edmund G. Brown, Jr., Attorney General, Dane R. Gillette, Chief Assistant Attorney General, Pamela C. Hamanaka, Assistant Attorney General, Victoria B. Wilson and Mary Sanchez, Deputy Attorneys General, for Plaintiff and Respondent.
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