Cross References — Offenses against public administration, §230.075 et seq.; false reports generally, §230.115.
State Law Reference — Police regulations, §77.570, RSMo.
[R.O. 2012 §200.030; Ord. No. 6664 §§1 — 3, 2-6-1978]
The Chief of Police shall be authorized to sell all unclaimed personal property, except guns, recovered by the Police Department. Items shall be retained by the Police Department for at least sixty (60) days from the date of possession. If a property is not claimed by its owner within sixty (60) days, the Chief of Police may sell the property at public auction.
All sales of personal property shall be at public auction. The City Clerk shall cause notice of said sale to the published and local newspaper at least seven (7) days prior to the sale.
The proceeds of said sale, after deducting expenses of the sale, shall be deposited in the General Revenue Fund of the City of Excelsior Springs, and shall be accompanied by an itemized list of expenses of the sale, and a verified list identifying the articles sold, the sale price, and name of the purchaser.
All property which comes into the custody of the Police Department or Municipal Court as the result of any seizure and which has not been forfeited pursuant to any other provisions of law or returned to the claimant shall be disposed of in accordance with Section 542.301, RSMo.