City of Ithaca selling abandoned vehicles this week at towing lots

The City of Ithaca has two dozen 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, April 13th.

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 13, 2016 10:00 am
Charlie’s Towing Yard, 225 Elmira Road (behind Hunt’s Auto)
1. 1977 Dodge motorhome
2. 2014 Chevrolet Cruz
3. 2002 Ford Van
4. 2003 Cadillac
5. 1998 Honda
6. 1997 Toyota Camry
7. 2004 Buick
8. 2004 Subaru
9. 2011 Chevrolet Cruz
10. 1998 Audi

April 13, 2016 10:30 am
Ryan’s Towing Yard, 221 Elmira Road (behind Trux Outfitters)
1. 2003 Ford van
2. 2001 Chrysler PT Cruiser

April 13, 2016 11:00 am
Fingerlakes Towing Yard, 520 Esty Street (behind Countywide Appliance)
1. 2000 Subaru
2. 2002 Jeep Grand Cherokee
3. 2004 Pontiac
4. 2004 Land Rover
5. 2000 Chevrolet Cavalier
6. 1989 Bounder House-on-wheels
7. 1995 Toyota Tercel
8. 2002 Isuzu Axiom
9. 2000 Volvo
10. 2015 Hyundai
11. 2014 Toyota Camry
12. 2004 Chevrolet Monte Carlo

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