Section 28-4-253


Published: 2015

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Section 28-4-253

Section 28-4-253Search warrant for seizure of prohibited liquors and beverages, etc., generally - Issuance - Grounds.

The warrant may be issued on any one of the following grounds:



(1) When any person, firm, association of persons or corporation or unknown person or other party keeps a place where prohibited liquors and beverages, or any of them, are manufactured, sold, kept for sale or otherwise disposed of contrary to law or when such liquors and beverages, or any of them, are stored for sale, delivery or distribution contrary to law or for other illegal purposes in any warehouse or other place;



(2) When such prohibited liquors or beverages, or any of them, are in the possession of any person, firm, association of persons or corporation conducting on the premises an unlawful drinking place or maintaining a liquor nuisance thereon by means thereof; or



(3) When any person, firm, association or corporation is carrying on at a place the business of a retail or wholesale dealer in liquors (except bona fide druggists who sell and keep for sale alcohol only under the regulations prescribed by law) or the business of a retail or wholesale dealer in malt liquors and said liquors are kept for sale by such dealer.

(Acts 1909, No. 191, p. 63; Acts 1915, No. 2, p. 8; Code 1923, §4748; Code 1940, T. 29, §217.)