City of Ithaca selling abandoned vehicles this week at towing lots

December 1, 2014 by Rachel Cera

The City of Ithaca has eleven vehicles for sale this week pursuant to New York State's "abandoned vehicles" law. Sales will take place at three towing lots the morning of Wednesday, December 3rd.

No, you can't have this one. This is a picture of random cars.No, you can't have this one. This is a picture of random cars.Under New York State Vehicle and Traffic Law, Section 1224, local authorities may take ownership of a vehicle, and dispose of it as they see fit, under a variety of circumstances including a vehicle parked on a public road without license plates, a vehicle parked illegally for a certain length of time, or a vehicle left at a towing company lot or other impound facility for a certain length of time.

City of Ithaca public information officer Julie Conley Holcomb has confirmed to us that the vehicle sales will be auctions, handled through a bidding process. The City has listed the vehicles available and the times and places as follows:

December 3, 2014 9:00am
Charlies Towing, 225 Elmira Road, Ithaca, New York 
1. 1996 Honda  
2. 2004 Hyundai 

December 3, 2014 9:30am
Ryan’s Towing, 225 Elmira Road, Ithaca, New York 
1. 2013 Nissan 

December 3, 2014 9:30am
Fingerlakes Towing 520 Esty Street, Ithaca, New York 
1. 1998 BMW
2. 1996 Chevrolet 
3. 1999 Dodge 
4. 2003 Nissan  
5. 2001 Mitsubisi  
6. 1998 Audi 
7. 2007 Ford
8. 2000 Ford

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