§61-3E-12. Contraband, seizure, forfeiture.
Any destructive device, explosive material, incendiary device
or hoax bomb possessed, involved in, used or intended to be used in
a violation of this article or any violation of any criminal law or
regulation of this state are hereby declared to be contraband and
any property interest therein shall be vested in the state of West
Virginia. Said contraband may be seized by the office of the state
fire marshal or other law-enforcement agency conducting said
investigation and upon application to the circuit court of the
county in which said contraband is seized be forfeited to the state
of West Virginia for destruction or for training purposes by the
office of the state fire marshal or other law-enforcement agency.
Note: WV Code updated with legislation passed through the 2013 1st Special Session
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