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Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Claiming Property from an Impounded Vehicle
The Registered or Legal Owner may remove personal property from an impounded vehicle before obtaining its release.
The hours to acquire personal property from an impounded vehicle are: Monday through Friday from 8:00 A.M. to 5:30 P.M., Saturdays from 8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M.; and closed on Sundays and Holidays.
Property retrieval from lien sale vehicles must be completed by the end of business day on the Thursday prior to the vehicle's scheduled auction date.
Only personal property such as clothing, papers, tools, baby seats or other easily removable items can be recovered from an impounded vehicle.
Nothing can be removed from an impounded vehicle requiring the use of tools such as the battery, tires, radio, amplifiers, speakers or other items.
The Registered or Legal Owner of an impounded vehicle may authorize the release of personal property to another party by signing a letter of authorization.
Removal of personal property from impounded vehicles placed on a Police HOLD for Investigation is not permissible.
No one can see, touch or remove personal property from an impounded vehicle with a Police Hold for Investigation until the investigating officer has authorized the release of the Police Hold.
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