The Duluth Police Department recently sold 7 vehicles and several rifles. The Police Department will use the finds for vehicle maintenance and police equipment. (Courtesy Wikipedia)

Duluth sale of vehicles, rifles nets $24K for city

The Duluth Police Department recently sold 7 vehicles at auction and several rifles to a local gun shop. The vehicles were sold at auction through GovDeals, Inc. and after commission and fees, the city received $19,062. The rifles were sold to Gun Lobby, LLC with the city receiving $5,200. The Police Department will use the finds for vehicle maintenance and police equipment.

The Duluth Police Department also added $2,000 to the Police State Drug Fund as the result of the forfeiture of a vehicle seized under the Georgia Controlled Substances Act that was valued at $,9500. Ten percent of the value of the seized property was awarded to the Gwinnett County Police Special Operations Account, or in this case $950.

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