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Title 1 General Provisions
Title 2 Administration and Personnel
Title 3 Revenue and Finance
Title 5 Business Licenses and Regulations
Title 6 Animals
Title 8 Health and Safety
Title 9 Criminal Code
Other Criminal Offenses
9.04 Interference with Public Officers
9.08 Skier Responsibility Code
9.12 Ski Lift Ticket Regulations
9.16 Public Nudity
9.20 Solicitation for Prostitution and Prostitution Offenses
9.24 Offenses against Public Peace
9.26 Glass or Metal Containers Illegal on New Years
9.28 Open Container of Alcoholic Beverage Unlawful in Stateline
9.30 Glass or Metal Containers Illegal during Carson Valley Days Weekend
9.36 Offenses against Property
9.38 Destruction of Public Property
9.42 Trespass on Land by Motor Vehicles
9.44 Illegal Camping
9.46 Graffiti as a Public Nuisance
9.50 Illegal Dumping of Personal Property at Thrift Store
9.64 Curfew
9.65 Tattooing of Minors Prohibited
9.66 Minors Consuming, Possessing, or Being under the Influence of Alcoholic Beverages
9.68 Weapons
9.70 Felon Registration
9.72 Property in Custody of Sheriff
Title 10 Vehicles and Traffic
Title 12 Streets and Other Public Places
Title 13 Parks
Title 14 Airports
Title 18 Town Annexation and Service Districts
Title 19 Initiative Ordinances
Title 20 Consolidated Development Code
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County Codes
Title 9 Criminal Code
9.72 Property in Custody of Sheriff
9.72.010 Property in custody of sheriff
9.72.020 Records
9.72.030 Personal property--Records

9.72.010 Property in custody of sheriff
    A.  Any person or persons having property in the custody of the Douglas County sheriff's department which was confiscated in connection with an investigation conducted by that department shall be entitled to the restoration of the property upon the disposition of the investigation. Any and all property not claimed by its rightful owner, or its duly authorized agent with written authorization from the rightful owner, or other person entitled to the same by law within ninety days after the disposition of the investigation shall become the property of the county, and shall be disposed of in accordance with the provisions of this chapter. 
    B.  Any and all property turned over to the custody of the Douglas County sheriff's office by one who has found property apparently lost or abandoned by its owner must be claimed by its rightful owner or his duly authorized agent in writing or other person entitled to the property by law within ninety days of receipt by the Douglas County sheriff's office. If the property is not claimed within this time period the finder of the property may claim it within ten days after the expiration of the ninety-day period, unless provision in the law is to the contrary. 
    C.  If neither the owner, his duly authorized agent in writing, nor the finder claim the property within the time period set forth in subsection 2, the property shall become the property of the county and shall be disposed of as follows: 
        1.  All money shall be forfeited to the general fund of Douglas County; 
        2.  All other property shall be auctioned publicly by the sheriff's office, or retained for use of the county, sold to another law enforcement agency if the Douglas County sheriff's office has no use for the property, or destroyed in a manner determined to be appropriate by the sheriff; 
        3.  All property not disposed of in any of the manners delineated in subsection C (2) shall, at the discretion of the sheriff, be donated to a qualified charitable organization or institution. (Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 383, §1, 1981)
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9.72.020 Records
A written inventory shall be made by the Douglas County sheriff's office on forms to be specified by the sheriff of the contents of each and every motor vehicle legally impounded by the county. The inventory shall include the motor vehicle itself, the motor vehicle's equipment and any personal property within the motor vehicle. Upon completion of the inventory, the inventory form shall be filed at the office of the Douglas County sheriff and shall be open for inspection by the registered owner of the impounded motor vehicle, or the driver of the motor vehicle at the time of its impoundment. Any property found within a motor vehicle which is impounded pursuant to this section, and which is not claimed pursuant to this chapter, shall be disposed of pursuant to the procedures delineated in section 9.72.010. (Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 282 §1, 1981)
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9.72.030 Personal property--Records
A written inventory shall be made by the Douglas County sheriff's office on forms to be specified by the sheriff of all personal property legally impounded by the county. The inventory shall include all personal property seized by the sheriff's office. Upon completion of the inventory, the inventory form shall be filed at the office of the sheriff and shall be open for inspection by the owner of the personal property or the finder of the personal property. Any personal property found which is impounded pursuant to this section, and which is not claimed pursuant to this chapter, shall be disposed of pursuant to the procedures delineated in section 9.72.010. (Ord. 693, 1995; Ord. 383 §1, 1981)
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