Posted on Tue, Sep. 20, 2011
A Mercedes E430, a Jaguar XK8: Check out Sheriff's auction of seized vehiclesNews-Democrat
The St. Clair County Sheriff's Department will hold it's annual auction of seized vehicles and personal property at 6 p.m. Wednesday at the St. Clair County Jail, 700 N. Fifth St. in Belleville.
Some of the vehicles slated for auction include a 2008 BMW M3, a 2000 GMC Denali, a 1997 Mercedes E430 and a 1999 Jaguar XK8 V-8 Convertible. The cars are on display at the St. Clair County Jail for interested buyers to view.
"These vehicles were seized from drug dealers and drunk drivers. Proceeds from the auction go directly towards combating illegal narcotics trafficking and DUI enforcement," said St. Clair County Sheriff's Capt. Steve Johnson. "Other miscellaneous items in the auction were either abandoned and found or used in the commission of a crime."
Some of the other items that will be available at the auction include an assortment of jewelry, cell phones, bicycles and electronic equipment.
Cash, checks or credit cards are accepted and there is a 20 percent buyer's premium on all items except vehicles, which carry a 10 percent buyer's premium. All vehicles and items must be paid in full on the day of the sale. All items are sold as is.
Adam Jokisch with Adam's Auction and Real Estate Services is handling the auction.
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Wednesday, September 21, 2011
Starts: 6:00 PM
In front of the jail
700 North Fifth St
Belleville, IL 62220