My car has been impounded, how do I get it back?
Call the Police Department with the license plate or VIN and they will be able to tell you why the car was impounded and what tow company has the vehicle. When a vehicle has been impounded, a release from the Police Department is required before you will be able to get the vehicle back from the tow company. If there was a registration problem, we will need some paperwork from the DMV showing the issue has been corrected. The vehicle owner will need to come to the Police Department with proper ID and the DMV paperwork. Be sure you or someone with you has a valid driver’s license. You will have to pay $161 at the Police Department for the release, present it to the tow company, and pay their charges as well.

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