Vehicles can only be released to the registered owner. If the vehicle's registered owner is not present, a notarized release letter is needed from the owner authorizing the person present to take possession of the vehicle. If you are a lienholder, please contact the Department at 317-838-3565 for more information. Vehicle releases are only issued at the Plainfield Police Department between the hours of 8:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. and 1:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday through Friday.
The following must be provided to obtain the vehicle release form:
- $20 Administrative Fee (payable in cash, money order, Visa or Master Card)
- Proper Identification of the owner
- Valid registration or proof of ownership (purchase paperwork) if purchased from a dealer within the last 45 days or from a private individual within the last 72 hours
Vehicles impounded by the Plainfield Police Department are typically stored at Whitlows Towing Service - Joe's Garage, located at 10659 E County Road 251 S, Indianapolis, IN 46231
The facility is southeast of the intersection of U.S.40 and Ronald Reagan Parkway. You may contact Whitlow's Towing Service by calling 317-839-3804.