Williston Police Department to host spring impound auction

2021 Impound Auction - InstaWILLISTON, N.D. – On Monday, April 26, the Williston Police Department will host its spring 2021 impound auction at the impound lot located on the corner of 6th Street East and 8th Avenue East.

Gates will open at 9:00 a.m. with the auction beginning at 10:00 a.m. This event is free.

A total of 175 vehicles, including a few trailers and boats in addition to numerous bicycles, are available.

“We try to do this auction twice a year in the spring and fall, and our spring auction is typically larger,” explained Community Service Officer, Amber Pelzl.

Inventory includes former evidence vehicles, vehicles from accidents and hit and runs, and abandoned vehicles. Vehicles range from the 1970s through 2019.

View a full list of available vehicles on the Williston Police Department’s Facebook page: www.facebook.com/WillistonNDPD.

Auction goers are asked to bring their ID to receive a bid number upon entry. Participants are also encouraged to wear masks and practice social distancing.

Individuals that purchase a vehicle will receive a receipt of purchase and must present this receipt to move any vehicle(s) from the lot.

Any purchased vehicles must be out of the impound lot by Friday, April 30 at 4:00 p.m. There will be a $5 daily fee to move any vehicles out of the lot following this date.

All vehicles are sold as is. Individuals are responsible for driving or towing the vehicle(s) from the lot.

Individuals will be notified if the vehicle(s) has keys.

One week following the auction, bills of sale will be mailed out or can be picked up at the Williston Police Department located at 223 East Broadway, Suite 201.

For more information on this story, please contact Amber Pelzl, Community Service Officer, at 701.577.1212 or amberp@ci.williston.nd.us.

For more information on the Williston Police Department, please visit police.cityofwilliston.com, stop by 223 East Broadway, Suite 201, or follow WPD on Facebook (@WillistonNDPD).