Brundidge police chief seeks owners of unclaimed vehicles

Published 11:00 pm Thursday, February 21, 2019

The Brundidge Police Department is “cleaning house” and the abandoned and unclaimed vehicles on the property will be the first things to go.

Brundidge Police Chief Moses Davenport said the vehicles include trucks, cars and SUVs that were compounded by the police department or were abandoned on the streets or roadside.

“Some of these vehicles have been back here behind the police department for six years or more,” Davenport said. “Some of them are junk but several of them could be fixed up to drive. What the owners need to do is come claim their vehicles and get them off this lot. We’ll give owners time to do that but, if these vehicles are not claimed, then we’re going to call them junk and get them off the lot.”

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Davenport said the city has an ordinance against residents having vehicles that are not operational and are vacated on their properties.

“According to the city ordinance, a vehicle without a current tag cannot be maintained on property within the city.”

Davenport said if the vehicles on the grounds of the Brundidge Police Department are not claimed within 30 days, they will be declared abandoned (junk) and removed from the property.

“Or, if after that time, anybody wants to come get one of the vehicles to see what they can do with it, we’ll welcome them to it,” Davenport said. “But they will be reminded that a vehicle without a current tag is in violation to the city ordinance.”

For questions or information about any of the vehicles currently held on the grounds of the Brundidge Police Department, contact the Brundidge Police Station at 334-735-3675