LITTLE ROCK (KATV) -- Many of those who decided
to abandon their cars Friday night returned to their vehicles missing, and
Monday many found their cars at Little Rock's impound storage lot.
People showed up at the
storage facility's office with proof of registration and insurance in their
hands, but they probably didn't realize they needed to bring a stack of cash as
We followed Paul Beasley
of Little Rock as he found his brother's car at the impound lot. Beasley said the
car was left inside the Out In The Woods apartment complex off Kanis Road,
where his brother lives.
"Which was out of
the way, off the street because he couldn't get up the hills," Beasley said.
The City of Little Rock told
Channel Seven that only vehicles blocking traffic, intersections or preventing
emergency crews from doing work were towed.
"It's parking at
your apartment complex, you shouldn't have to pay no money to get your car
back. In this instance it shouldn't have gotten towed in the first place,"
Beasley believes, coming to the storage office because his brother was not able
to get off work.
Along with Beasley, 25
others have to pay $220 for the tow service and fees, just to get their
Little Rock Public Works
said it's not receiving any income from the charge, and that all the money from
payments go to the towing company.
"You got to come out
here and you have to pay. That's quite a bit of money you have to give out when,
you know, a lot of people don't have it. That's the frustrating part about it,"
If you think your car may
be at that impound lot on Jamison Road in Little Rock, you can call (501)
You'll need to bring your
driver's license, registration and of course the $220 to get it back.
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