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How long can law enforcement hold a vehicle before they have to release it back to you if the vehicle come back clean and legal.

The vehicle was taken off my property after bein raided but the vehicle came back good.

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Was there another crime involved? Even if clean, could the vehicle be tied in some way to a crime, either as "getaway" transportation or possibly purchased with crime proceeds?

If the vehicle can, in any way, be tied to criminal activity, then the police can keep it and sell it at auction. If not, they have to return it in a timely fashion.

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the house was raided and the seized all vehicles and 4 wheelers the said if the vin numbers and everything was clean on these vehicles that they would release them back to us but it has been 50 days and they said they still havent checked the vehicles so how long do they have to do so
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Something doesn't sound right, here. 50 days to check VINs? That's a one day task using today's systems . . . I'd get an attorney to explore this for you . . . I don't know what city or state you are in, but the government (police) can't keep your property indefinitely. If clean, as you say . . . I hope your property is returned promtly.
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If your car was not involved or connected to any form of crime then the police should immediately return it immediately they are done with the search. However if it in connection with a crime then they can keep it for as long as it is needed as evidence.

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Since it is a vehicle, the law in most states requires that it have proper plates and insurance and the driver has a license. if it is to be driven away. Not so much, if you have it picked up with a wrecker. In some states by statute they can charge storage if your not the victim of the crime!

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