VALLEJO - This month, the Vallejo Police Department (VPD) Traffic Division conducted two abandoned vehicle abatement operations. The target of the operation was to address the current complaints of abandoned vehicles on public streets throughout the city. The operation consisted of sworn and civilian personnel and covered all eight police beats.
The results of the March 5th and March 10th operations were as follows:
- 219 locations checked (some locations had multiple vehicles at each location)
- 101 vehicles gone upon arrival
- 86 vehicles towed
- 34 vehicles tagged to be moved within 72 hours
- 13 complaints unfounded
- 3 parking citations issued
- 2 stolen vehicles recovered
Abandoned vehicles contribute to blight and are the subject of concern for many members of our community. The VPD Traffic Division conducts daily checks of abandoned vehicles throughout the city and periodically conducts large-scale abatement operations. Community members are encouraged to report abandoned vehicles in Vallejo by calling the Abandoned Vehicle Hotline at 707-648-4682 or by filing an online report through the Vallejo Police Department website here.
We would like to sincerely thank our lieutenant, lead sergeant(s), officers, police assistants, clerks, cade and communications staff for their diligence and commitment to reducing blight in the City of Vallejo. Let’s all do our part to beautify Vallejo!
For media inquiries, please contact Public Information Officer, Brittany K. Jackson by email at VallejoPolicePIO@cityofvallejo.net. or by phone at (707) 651-7147.