Detroit Lakes police abandoned property and seizure auction to run through July 17

With 71 different items up for online bid, the Detroit Lakes Police Department's abandoned and seized property online auction opened through Bidding will close on July 17 at 7 p.m.

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A Mongoose Excursion 271 speed bicycle is displayed for auction.
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DETROIT LAKES — The Detroit Lakes Police Department online auction is officially open.

Discount seizure seekers can register and place bids for the 71 different items for as low as $3, with an added shipping fee of up to $20 for some items. Winning bidders can pick up their items on July 18, from noon to 4 p.m., and July 19, from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., at Trinity Auction Co., 29374 580th Ave., Park Rapids, if they don't wish to pay the added shipping fee.

Included in the auction are:

  • 16 assorted mountain/racing/BMX bicycles
  • a push bumper and vehicle parts
  • two-way radio sets, sirens, lights and radar systems
  • Watch Guard camera systems and monitors
  • a vintage cash register
  • a laptop
  • a C-Pap machine
  • LED grow lights and grow-tent
  • assorted books
  • storage totes
  • assorted tools
  • assorted shoes
  • a Rolling Soft cooler and backpacks

If bidders want to inspect the lot items at Trinity Auction Co., the allotted inspection date is July 15 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Bidding will close on July 17 and will be staggered, with two lots closing every minute after the official closing time at 7 p.m. Extended bidding will occur after closing on items with active bids being registered within the last three minutes of the auction. The bidding will extended for three minutes past the closing until there is no activity for three minutes, according to the auction website.

Also included on the bidding website, it states, "If you can't remove at (the removal date), please do not bid."


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