Tyson Timbs, of Marion, IN, has been at the center of an asset forfeiture case for eight years now. His case is being heard by the Indiana Supreme Court this month, where state prosecutors are once more going to convince the court that the state should keep Timbs’ Land Rover SUV.
In 2013, he was arrested in Marion, IN, after he allegedly sold heroin to undercover officers. The accused pleaded guilty and was sentenced to one year of house arrest, five years of probation, and $1,200 in fines, which he paid. The state also used asset forfeiture to seize his Land Rover, which he had reportedly bought with the proceeds of his father’s life insurance policy.