There is Money in Forfeiture Cases…

As of October 24, 2012, the distribution scheme in Carson County for monies acquired by civil forfeiture of U.S. currency in State court resulting from seizures made by the Texas Department of Public Service is as follows:

  • Forty Percent (40%) – Texas Department of Public Safety
  • Thirty Percent (30%) – State of Texas General Revenue Fund
  • Thirty Percent (30%) – Carson County District Attorney’s Office

Hundreds of thousands of dollars are forfeited to the State of Texas every year in Carson County.