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(a) Property described in AS 12.35.020 may be taken on a warrant from
(1) a house or other place in which it is concealed or may be found;
(2) the possession of the person by whom it was stolen, embezzled, or used in the commission of a crime;
(3) a person who is in possession of the property;
(4) the possession of a person to whom the property has been delivered for the purpose of concealing it or preventing its being discovered, or from a house or other place occupied by that person or under that person's control.
(b) When property is seized under this chapter, the peace officer taking the property shall give to the person from whom or from whose premises the property was taken a copy of the warrant, a copy of the supporting affidavit, and a receipt for the property taken, or shall leave the copies and the receipt at the place from which the property was taken.
(c) The return of the warrant to the court shall be made promptly and shall be accompanied by a written inventory of the property taken. The inventory shall be made in the presence of the applicant for the warrant and the person from whose possession or premises the property was taken, if they are present, or in the presence of at least one other person as a witness.
(d) The inventory required by (c) of this section shall be signed by the peace officer under penalty of perjury under AS 09.63.020. The judge or magistrate shall, upon request, deliver a copy of the inventory to the person from whom or from whose premises the property was taken and to the applicant for the warrant.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Alaska Statutes Title 12. Code of Criminal Procedure § 12.35.025. Seizure of property - last updated April 21, 2021 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ak/title-12-code-of-criminal-procedure/ak-st-sect-12-35-025.html
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