18 Pennsylvania Consolidated Statutes § 3142 - Process And Seizure

§ 3142. Process and seizure.

(a) Seizure.--Property subject to forfeiture under this section may be seized by law enforcement authority upon process issued by the court of common pleas having jurisdiction over the person or property.

(b) Seizure without process.--Seizure without process may be made if the seizure is incident to an arrest or a search under a search warrant and there is probable cause to be believe that the property was or is material to the charges for which the arrest or search warrant was issued. In seizures without process, proceedings for the issuance thereof shall be instituted immediately.

(c) Return of property.--Property belonging to someone other than the convicted sex offender or registrant shall be returned if the offense was committed without the knowledge or consent of the owner.

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