(a)   Stolen or other property recovered by members of the police force of the Village shall be deposited and kept in a place designated by the Mayor.  Each such article shall be entered in a book dept for that purpose, with the name of the owner, if ascertained, the person from whom taken, the place where found with general circumstances, the date of its receipt, and the name of the officer receiving it.
   (b)   An inventory of all money or other property shall be given to the party from whom taken, and in case it is not claimed by some person within thirty days after arrest and seizure it shall be delivered to the person from whom taken, and to no other person, either attorney, agency, factor or clerk, except by special order of the Mayor.
(ORC 737.29)