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3. Upon conviction for a third or subsequent offense for violating subsection A of this section, the court shall impose a fine of not less than three hundred dollars ($300.00), nor more than five hundred dollars ($500.00). The minimum fine imposed by this subsection shall be mandatory and the court shall not suspend or waive any portion of the minimum fine. Furthermore, the sound amplification system shall be forfeited, pursuant to subsection 9.1.205C of this chapter.
a. The sound amplification system shall be confiscated by a police officer, when, on service of a citation for a violation of section 9.8.102 of this part the arresting officer has knowledge or information that the person suspected of violating this section has two (2) previous convictions for violating this section.
b. Upon a determination by the arresting officer that the sound amplification system will be removed at the scene, the arresting officer's designee shall conduct the removal of the sound amplification system. If the arresting officer determines, in the officer's own discretion, that it is impractical to remove the sound amplification system at the scene of the violation, then the vehicle shall be impounded by the police for the limited purpose of the expedient removal of the sound amplification system.
c. The sound amplification system shall remain impounded until ordered released, or forfeited by the court pursuant to subsection 9.1.205C of this chapter. (Ord. 96-41; Ord. 01-42)