Evidence seized by Honolulu police up for auction

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From mopeds and bikes to tools and playing cards, evidence seized by the Honolulu Police Department is now up for auction.

Alicia Brandt is the owner of Oahu Auctions, the company that recently got the contract to hold these auctions for HPD.

“There’s no shortage of mopeds and bikes and tools on the odds and ends side we have just about everything. we have cross bows, wet suits, luxury name brand items,” Brandt said.

Items seized by the Honolulu Police Department have ended up in room at Dole Cannery in Iwilei, ready to be sold to the highest bidder.

“We’ve partnered with HPD to auction off everything that ends up in their evidence room. That’s including recovered items from criminal cases and also found items that haven’t been unclaimed,” Brandt explained.

There is a little bit of everything, including some items that you’d never expect to see.

“There’s luggage, there’s cameras, there’s just everything. You name it. Whatever ends up in HPD’s custody,” Brandt said.

This is the company’s first auction with HPD and there’s already been a lot of interest.

“We show pictures of every single item in here and you can really get detailed and spend hours looking online at these items in here,” Brandt said.

Place your bid on any item now through Sunday, August 19 on the Oahu Auctions website.

But to get an up close look at things, there will be a viewing day.

“It’s Saturday, August 18 and it’s 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and it will be right here at the Dole Cannery Iwilei,” Brandt said.

All of the items are categorized into lot numbers.

You can see the lot number very easily, they are written on a bright orange sticker on the items. So when you come down on Saturday, make sure to take note of the lot number so you can place your bid more easily on the website.

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