§61-9-7. Nuisance disclosed in criminal proceedings; proceeds from
sale of personal property.
In case the existence of such nuisance is established in a
criminal proceeding in a court not having equitable jurisdiction,
it shall be the duty of the prosecuting attorney to proceed
promptly under this article to enforce the provisions and penalties
thereof, and the finding of the defendant guilty in such criminal
proceedings of any offense herein declared to be a nuisance, unless
reversed or set aside, shall be conclusive as against such
defendant as to the existence of the nuisance. The proceeds of the
sale of the personal property, as provided in the preceding section
of this article, shall be applied in payment of the costs of the
suit and abatement, including the complainant's costs, or so much
of the proceeds as may be necessary, except as hereinafter
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2016 Regular Session
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