16-11-147. Seizure and forfeiture of property used in transporting contraband. A motor vehicle, airplane, conveyance, vehicle, or other means of transportation in which contraband with a value of $1,000 or more is being unlawfully transported, together with the contraband and other equipment or personal property used in connection with and found in that transportation, is subject to seizure by the department of justice, its authorized agent, a sheriff or deputy, or any other peace officer and is subject to forfeiture as provided in 16-11-159.
History: En. Secs. 20, 21, Ch. 140, L. 1969; amd. Secs. 216, 217, Ch. 516, L. 1973; R.C.M. 1947, 84-5606.21(part), 84-5606.22; amd. Sec. 254, Ch. 800, L. 1991; amd. Sec. 10, Ch. 352, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 22, Ch. 414, L. 1993; amd. Sec. 26, Ch. 511, L. 2005.