Code of the District of Columbia

§ 5–119.16. Property delivered to owner preceding trial — Large quantities of goods held for sale.

When large quantities of goods held for sale by the owner, come into the possession of the Property Clerk as the proceeds of crime, the same may be delivered to the owner, his heirs or representatives, as provided in § 5-119.06, upon ample security to prosecute the case. But in such cases goods to the estimated value of $50 shall be retained by the Property Clerk until the discharge or conviction of the accused.