ABILENE, Texas (KTAB/KRBC) – The Abilene Police Department will host a public police impound auction next Saturday.
In a news release, police say the event will take place Saturday, April 13 at 9 a.m. at the Abilene Police Vehicle Impound at 2349 Sandy Street.
Approximately 150 abandoned vehicles that are now in the City of Abilene’s possession will be sold to the highest bidder, according to the release.
Police say the impound will be open for viewing and bidder registration on Wednesday, April 10 from 10 a.m. until 4 p.m. and Saturday morning before the auction from 8 until 9 a.m.
Those wishing to participate must receive a bidder number before the auction begins.
There is no registration fee, but a picture ID is required to participate in the auction.
Police say the preferred method of payment is cash, and that they do not accept credit cards, debit cards, or partial payments. Additionally, all checks must be accompanied by a bank-issued letter of guarantee.
The impound lot is located off East Highway 80 (Business 20), one mile east of Judge Ely, turn South on to Shaffner Road and East at the intersection of Sandy Street.