How to Get your Car Back After it Was Towed - Washington County

You will need to contact the Tow Desk for the agency you were arrested by. They will provide you with specific instructions on how to get your car back; however, we have listed some basic facts for you below.

Information you will need to locate your vehicle:
Vehicle make & model
Date & Time car was towed
License Plate Number and VIN Number
*Your vehicle may be located without some of the specifics listed above, but the process will be faster and easier if you have all information.

Information you will need to have your vehicle released to you:
Valid Driver’s License or Photo ID
Proof of Ownership/Registration
Proof of Insurance

Washington County Sheriff’s Office – Criminal Records Section
Phone: 503-846-2524

The staff can answer questions about how, where and when to get your vehicle released, explain the procedure to complete the paperwork, and let you know what company towed your vehicle.

Possible Costs:

The cost of getting your vehicle back depends on the reason it was towed and the details of the tow. The Washington County Sheriff’s Office Criminal Records Section may charge up to a $150.00 fee to release your vehicle in addition to fees assessed by the company who towed your vehicle.

Disputing Tow Costs:

In some cases, you may request a Tow Hearing. For more detailed information please contact the Tow Desk or visit this site.

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