Online search lets you find impounded vehicles

03/23/2014 12:27 PM

03/23/2014 12:28 PM

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The record: A searchable database of vehicles impounded by the city of Wichita.

Why you’d want it: If your vehicle has been impounded, you can use the Wichita Police Department’s “Find My Car” tool to locate where it is. You’ll need to enter your vehicle identification number or the license plate number and state of registration.

Where you get it: Go to

How much the record will cost: The information is free.

Deb Gruver

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