Recovering an impounded vehicle
Impounded vehicles eligible for release are stored at the Greater Rockford Auto Auction (GRAA), 5937 Sandy Hollow Road. Rockford IL 815-874-7800.
Please contact GRAA for questions about recovering impounded vehicles. A representative from GRAA will give you the total impound fee and explain how to pick up your vehicle. The impound fee must be paid in cash. You will be required to show proof of vehicle ownership and proof of vehicle insurance to a GRAA representative before the vehicle is released.
Greater Rockford Auto Auction
5937 Sandy Hollow Road
FEES - The following fees will be due at the Greater Rockford Auto Auction (GRAA) to claim your vehicle: (FEES SUBJECT TO CHANGE)
Tow Bill……………………………………. $ 43.00
Impound Fee………………………..…. $108.00, $508.00 or $1,000.00
Release Charge……………………..… $ 75.00
Storage (per calendar day)……….. $ 27.00
The impound fee for a vehicle impounded is $1,008 for the listed offenses:
- Solicitation of a Sex Act
- Promoting Prostitution
- Promoting Juvenile Prostitution
- Trafficking in Persons
- Patronizing a Prostitute
- Patronizing a Minor Engaged in Prostitution
The following list of vehicles abandoned and/or unclaimed in the City of Rockford will be sold at public auction on Wednesday, APRIL 12, 2017 at 9:00 a.m. at the Greater Rockford Auto Auction, 5937 Sandy Hollow Road, Rockford, IL. The owners may claim said vehicle at the Greater Rockford Auto Auction by paying the associated redemption fees on or before APRIL 10, 2017.
Vehicles listed below are newer than 7 years old: - NEXT SCHEDULED AUCTION IS APRIL 12, 2017, ALL UNCLAIMED VEHICLES WILL BE SOLD
Impounded Vehicles Auctions
Only specially licensed dealers are allowed to bid on vehicles eligible for auction. The Greater Rockford Auto Auction, located at 5937 Sandy Hollow Road, Rockford, IL, holds auctions every Wednesday. Please contact the GRAA at 815-874-7800 with any questions.
Purchasers will be issued a "Certficate of Purchase". Payment is due at the conclusion of the auction. Only case or check made payable to the "Greater Rockford Auto Auction" will be accepted.
CLAIMING PERSONAL PROPERTY CLASSIFIED AS FOUND OR RECOVERED
To recover items that are classified as property (found purses, wallets, cell phones, etc.) and not considered evidence, please call 779-500-6514 during business hours (8:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, and Friday) for assistance and instructions on how, when and where you can recover your property.
Property claims should be made to the Rockford Police Department, Evidence and Property Unit, 420 W. State Street, Rockford IL 61101. 779-500-6514
Persons claiming property shall provide reasonable and satisfactory proof of his or her ownership or right to possession of the property being claimed.
Listed Property (List as of March 10, 2017)
||USC (BALDEMAR GARCIA)
||LOUIS VUITTON PURSE
Recovering items classified as evidence
(Recoverd by police during an investigation)
The Evidence and Property Division can not release any item classified as evidence until the item has been released by the Winnebago County States Attorney’s Office (815-319-4700) or the Rockford Police Department, District Commander (779-500-6555) and it has been reclassified as property. Please contact the Winnebago County State's Attorney’s Office or the Rockford Police Detective Bureau with questions about all items, including vehicles, classified as evidence.
Buying seized property
Items seized by the Rockford Police Department that are not claimed and/or the Police Department is unable to otherwise return to an owner, are sold at auction on propertyroom.com. Items auctioned include bicycles, electronic equipment and numerous other items.