Indiana man fights police use of civil forfeiture to take his Land Rover

Civil asset forfeiture allows law enforcement to take someone’s property if they believe it more than likely was connected to a crime. After the prosecutor or government-contract attorneys are reimbursed for the cost of working the case, police can keep much of the profit left over. Between 2000 and 2019, the nonprofit Institute for Justice says $69 billion in revenue was reported from civil asset forfeiture actions. That includes about $115 million from Indiana…