1. Call our office
Call our office in Harrison during office hours: Monday - Friday 8:00 am - 5:00 pm.
2. Bring Paperwork
Bring the following paperwork: Proof of Ownership (any of the following:
All law enforcement holds, if any, must be released before any property will be released. In the event the registered owner is unable to be present for the release of a vehicle you must have a notarized Letter of Permission for Release.
3. Provide Full Payment
We accept cash, *cash only on all arrest*. Checks or debit/credit cards will not be accepted.
Instructions to Retrieve Property from a Vehicle
Note: We will only release property from a vehicle to a registered owner. There are no exceptions to this rule. You must be able to provide a valid ID and current ownership in your name to claim any property. If the vehicle has a police hold, you must obtain a 'property release' from the appropriate police department.
What if I'm not the vehicle's registered owner?
If the registered owner is not able to be present you must present a notarized Letter of Permission for Release.
Does it matter how long I leave my vehicle at Davey's Auto Body and Sales?
Yes. Fees are assessed daily. To minimize your costs, pick up your vehicle as soon as possible. Furthermore, after a set period of time (approximately 45 days), it become at risk of being sold at lien sale (contact our office for the specific timeline for your vehicle).
What happens if I don't retreive my vehicle in time?
If you are unable to pick-up your vehicle within the set time before the lien sale ends, you have two options:
You can do nothing and leave your vehicle. We will attempt to sell it and recover the towing, storage, and administration fees. If the vehicle does not sell, or the sale price does not cover the fees, we will begin collecting proceedings to recover the remaining balance. THIS OPTION IS NOT RECOMMENDED.
We understand that sometimes people are in a difficult situation and may not have the means to be able to claim their vehicle. In this situation, we offer an ‘amnesty’ for the vehicle. This works by you: