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If the vehicle is placed on hold due to an investigation, you need to contact the investigator assigned to the investigation for the release or any questions regarding the vehicle.
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We are located on the first floor of the Winter Haven Police Department.
Our hours of operation are:Monday, Tuesday and Wednesday 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.Closed Thursday thru Sunday.To expedite the return process, please call ahead at 863-291-5724.
If your property can be returned to you, you must have:
You can leave a message for the arresting or impounding officer by contacting the Polk County Sheriff’s Office Dispatch at 863-401-2256.
They must have a notarized letter or a Power of Attorney, authorizing them to pick up your property and any Court Orders if necessary. In this case, the Court Order should indicate the Power of Attorney’s name.
You have sixty (60) days after the completion of your court case.
You need to go to the Clerk of the Court and file a “Motion for the Return of Property.”
You need to provide proof of ownership by presentation of a title or registration. The vehicle can only be released to the person whose name appears on the title or registration certificate as the registered owner of the vehicle.
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