The Toledo Police Department sold 104 items at its vehicle auction yesterday, raising $111,950.
The public auction was held at the police impound lot, 198 Dura Ave., and drew 453 registered bidders, Officer Kathy Trautman said.
The sale of abandoned vehicles brought in $103,600, which after expenses, will go to the city s general operating fund.
The sale of six forfeited vehicles and a speaker system brought in $8,350 for the police department s law enforcement trust fund.
The highest-selling vehicle was a 2006 Ford Fusion that went for $7,300, and the biggest bargain was a Yamaha ATV that sold for $225, Officer Trautman said.
In addition to the usual cars, pickup trucks, and vans, yesterday s sale also included an air compressor, go-carts, boats, and a motorhome: a 1977 Dodge model that went for $700, Officer Trautman said.
The next auction is being planned for sometime in May, the officer said.
Guidelines: Please keep your comments smart and civil. Don't attack other readers personally, and keep your language decent. Comments that violate these standards, or our privacy statement or visitor's agreement, are subject to being removed and commenters are subject to being banned. To post comments, you must be a registered user on toledoblade.com. To find out more, please visit the FAQ.