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(1) Any weapon used in violation of Section 97-37-1, or used in the commission of any other crime, shall be seized by the arresting officer, may be introduced in evidence, and in the event of a conviction, shall be ordered to be forfeited, and shall be disposed of as ordered by the court having jurisdiction of such offense. In the event of dismissal or acquittal of charges, such weapon shall be returned to the accused from whom it was seized.
(2)(a) If the weapon to be forfeited is merchantable, the court may order the weapon forfeited to the seizing law enforcement agency.
Cite this article: FindLaw.com - Mississippi Code Title 97. Crimes § 97-37-3. Forfeiture; sale at auction - last updated January 01, 2018 | https://codes.findlaw.com/ms/title-97-crimes/ms-code-sect-97-37-3/
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