Civil Forfeiture

IN THE MATTER OF CIVIL FORFEITURE OF: (1) A 2015 Chevrolet Equinox (Value $15,174.00) bearing Oregon license plate 128JUH seized from Iris Flores at 2200 SE 45th Ave, #6, Hillsboro, Oregon on 02/03/2017 in Gresham Police Case #17-6389. (2) A 2015 Chevrolet Equinox (Value $15,174.00) bearing Oregon license plate 128JUH seized from Viviana Valadez at 883 SE 11th Ave, #3, Hillsboro, Oregon on 02/03/2017 in Gresham Police Case #17-6389. (3) $67,384.00 in U.S. currency and a 2006 Chrysler 300 bearing Oregon license plate TB00178 (Value $4,000.00) from Jason Crouch at 17536 SE Holly Lane, Oregon City, Oregon on 01/14/2017 in Gresham Police Case #17-2499. SUMMARY STATEMENT OF BASIS FOR CIVIL FORFEITURE: The above described property was seized for civil forfeiture on the date(s) indicated by the Gresham Police Department as a result of a criminal investigation identified by the listed case number. The property is subject to forfeiture pursuant to ORS 131A.020 as proceeds and/or instrumentalities of prohibited conduct inasmuch as the property was used in committing or facilitating the violation of, solicitation to violate, attempt to violate, or conspiracy to violate the criminal laws of the State of Oregon regarding the manufacture, distribution, or possession of controlled substances (ORS Chapter 475). FORFEITURE means that the property will be transferred to the government, and persons with any interest in the property will be deprived of that interest without compensation because of the use or acquisition of the property in or through prohibited conduct as defined in ORS Chapter 131A. NOTICE TO POTENTIAL CLAIMANTS AND TO ALL UNKNOWN PERSONS READ THIS NOTICE CAREFULLY !!! ********************************************************** IF YOU HAVE ANY INTEREST IN THE SEIZED PROPERTY DESCRIBED IN THIS NOTICE, YOU MUST CLAIM THAT INTEREST OR YOU WILL AUTOMATICALLY LOSE THAT INTEREST. IF YOU DO NOT FILE A CLAIM FOR THE PROPERTY, THE PROPERTY MAY BE FORFEITED EVEN IF YOU ARE NOT CONVICTED OF ANY CRIME. TO CLAIM AN INTEREST, YOU MUST FILE A WRITTEN CLAIM WITH THE FORFEITURE COUNSEL IDENTIFIED BELOW. THE CLAIM MUST STATE: 1) YOUR TRUE NAME, 2) THE ADDRESS AT WHICH YOU WILL ACCEPT FUTURE MAILINGS FROM THE COURT AND FORFEITURE COUNSEL, 3) A STATEMENT THAT YOU HAVE AN INTEREST IN THE SEIZED PROPERTY. THE CLAIM MUST BE SIGNED UNDER PENALTY OF PERJURY AND MUST INCLUDE (1)-(3) ABOVE IN ORDER TO BE VALID. THE DEADLINE FOR FILING IS APRIL 28, 2017, UNLESS YOU WERE PERSONALLY SERVED WITH A NOTICE OF SEIZURE, IN WHICH CASE, THE DEADLINE FOR FILING IS STATED IN THE NOTICE. EXTENSIONS FOR FILING CLAIMS CANNOT BE GRANTED. ********************************************************** WHERE TO FILE A CLAIM AND FOR MORE INFORMATION: FORFEITURE COUNSEL: City Of Gresham City Attorney’s Office Attention: Assistant City Attorney Berman 1333 NW Eastman Parkway Gresham OR 97030 (503)618-2786 SEIZING AGENCY: Gresham Police Department 1333 NW Eastman Parkway Gresham, OR 97030 (503)618-2318 Published Mar. 17, 24, 31 & Apr. 7, 2017. BT15889093

ad: 15889093

Publication: Misc.

Section: Misc.

Start Date: 03/17/2017

End Date: 04/07/2017

Court Number: #17-6389; #17-2499

Owner: Gresham Police Department