WVC 36 - 8 A- 7
§36-8A-7. Immunity of law-enforcement agencies.
If a law-enforcement agency delivers, sells or donates any
item of unclaimed stolen property in good faith and in accordance
with the provisions of this article, the law-enforcement agency and
its chief executive, officers and employees involved in the
delivery, sale or donation shall be immune from any subsequent
claim of a person who purports to be the true owner of the item and
who did not claim the item prior to the delivery, sale or donation.