City of Ithaca selling abandoned vehicles this week at towing lots

The City of Ithaca has over three dozen cars and trucks 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, April 5, and included in the car auctions this week are sedans, crossovers, SUVs, and even a motorcycle.

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.

This week’s vehicle sales will be auctions, handled through a bidding process. According to the Ithaca Police Department, terms of sale will be cash, cashier’s check or certified check. The City has listed the vehicles available and the times and places as follows:

April 5, 2017 9:00 am
Charlie’s Towing, 1941 Elmira Road
1. 2001 Saturn sedan
2. 1996 Volkswagen Beetle
3. 2006 Nissan Altima
4. 2007 Nissan Versa
5. 1996 Toyota Camry
6. 2005 Ford Focus
7. 2011 Honda CRV
8. 1994 Toyota Camry
9. 2007 Toyota Tundra
10. 1999 Bison Trailer
11. 2001 Volvo sedan

April 5, 2017 9:30 am
Ryans Towing Yard, 221 Elmira Road
1. 2004 Toyota Prius
2. 2003 Toyota Sienna
3. 2004 Kia Spectra
4. 2003 Saturn Ion
5. 2003 Dodge Ram
6. 2003 Chrysler Town and Country
7. 2010 Volkswagen Routan
8. 2005 Chevrolet Classic
9. 2005 Toyota Sienna
10. 2003 Honda Odyssey

April 5, 2017 10:00 am
Fingerlakes Towing Yard, 520 Esty Street
1. 2005 Toyota Sienna
2. 2000 Volkswagen Jetta
3. 2003 Toyota Sienna
4. 2007 Dodge Charger
5. 2004 Hyundai Sonata
6. 2004 Volvo V40
7. 2002 Ford Escape
8. 2008 Chevrolet Aveo
9. 2003 Pontiac Grand Am
10. 2007 Honda Civic
11. 2006 Mitsubishi Galant
12. 2001 Saturn sedan
13. 2012 Dodge Caravan
14. 2003 Dodge R15 truck
15. 2002 Volvo sedan
16. 2006 Chevrolet Malibu
17. 2005 Hyundai Elantra
18. 2002 Yamaha 999 motorcycle

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