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Published: Sunday, 12/3/2006

Abandoned-vehicle sale brings police $63,000

The Toledo Police Department sold 79 abandoned vehicles at an auction yesterday, raising $63,000.

The public auction was held at the police impound lot, 198 Dura Ave., and drew 297 registered bidders, Officer Dalton Wilkinson said.

After expenses, roughly $58,000 will be go to the city s general operating fund. For the year, the department s auctions have raised about $339,000, Officer Wilkinson said.

The next auction is scheduled for sometime in March, Officer Wilkinson said.

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