TITLE 12
Criminal Procedure

CHAPTER 12-21
Recovery of Fines, Penalties, and Forfeitures

SECTION 12-21-23


§ 12-21-23 Seizure and retention of forfeited property.

Whenever any personal property shall be forfeited for any violation of law, any deputy sheriff, town sergeant, or town constable, or any person by law authorized to seize the property, may take and retain the property until he or she shall deliver it to a proper officer having a warrant to take and detain the property.

History of Section.
(G.L. 1896, ch. 288, § 15; G.L. 1909, ch. 357, § 17; G.L. 1923, ch. 410, § 17; G.L. 1938, ch. 631, § 17; G.L. 1956, § 12-21-23; P.L. 2012, ch. 324, § 47; P.L. 2015, ch. 260, § 25; P.L. 2015, ch. 275, § 25.)