Oakland County auctioning off over 80 cars on Saturday

Oakland County auctioning off over 80 cars on Saturday

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Oakland County is auctioning off a 1971 Chevelle Saturday morning. Oakland County is auctioning off a 1971 Chevelle Saturday morning.
PONTIAC, Mich. (WJBK) -

Whether you need a new ride or maybe some new bling, you could fine what you're looking for Saturday morning at Oakland County's spring auction.

A gold '71 Chevelle is the centerpiece of the auction. J. David Vanderveen with the county thinks the car could fetch somewhere between $15,000 and $20,000.

At Friday's preview, there was plenty of tire-kicking and note-taking.

There are 88 vehicles, including lots of police cruisers, to be had at less than retail.

"The police cars, we have a good reputation, our crew does, for maintaining them. So they might have 100,000 miles, but they'll be well-maintained," Vanderveen said.

Items seized by police going on the block include a collection of size 13 Air Jordans, video games, luxury Rolex watches and custom jewelry.

Last year, the auction made $500,000 for the county.

Festivities start at 8:00 a.m. Saturday at 1200 North Telegraph in Pontiac.

For more information on the auction, visit www.oakgov.com/auction/Pages/default.aspx.

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