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WEST VIRGINIA CODE
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WVC 34 - 1 - 6 §34-1-6. Drift property -- Rights of person taking up.
When any property, not mentioned in section one of this article, is drifted on any waters of this state, and taken up by any person, or deposited and left on the lands of any person, other than the owner of such property, the person taking it up, or the owner of such land, shall, as against all persons other than the owner of such property, be deemed and treated, and have the same rights and remedies relating thereto, as such owner thereof.

Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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