Public Sale of Abandoned Vehicles (Press Release)

by Public Information Officer, Friday, February 01, 2019, 09:34 (81 days ago)

ABILENE, TX – The Abilene Police Department, in conjunction with the City of Abilene will have an abandoned vehicle auction this Saturday, February 9, 2019, starting at 9 a.m. Anyone wishing to bid must register prior to the 9 a.m. start of the auction. Bidder numbers will not be issued after the start of the auction.

The auction will be held at the City Impound lot located at 2349 Sandy St. off of Business I-20 & Loop 322. Approximately 175 abandoned vehicles will be up for auction to the highest bidders. Vehicles impounded by the City’s Junked Vehicle ordinance will be sold only to licensed salvage dealers to be demolished.

The facility will be open for viewing and bidder registration on Wednesday, February 6, between the hours of 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. and from 8 a.m. until 9 a.m. on the day of auction. Vehicles may not be viewed any other times. A list of vehicles to be sold and bidder registration will be available during viewing times. Check with impound personnel upon entering the facility.

You must receive a bidder number prior to the start of the auction. No bidder numbers will be issued after the auction begins. There is no registration fee. Picture identification is required. The preferred method of payment is cash. We do not accept credit cards, debit cards, or partial payments. All checks must be accompanied by a bank issued letter of guarantee.

The impound lot is located off East Hwy 80 (Business 20), one mile East of Judge Ely, turn South on to Shaffner Rd. and East at the intersection of Sandy Street.


Respectfully,

Rick Tomlin
Public Information Coordinator


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