Found property –
Any found property listed on our website will require proof of ownership to
be claimed. You must contact the evidence unit about what types of proof is required.
Found property will be held for 90 days from the date it was received. After
90 days the property will be disposed or auctioned pursuant to Georgia Law.
Safekeeping Property – Any safekeeping property received from an officer
will be held for 90 days. All safekeeping property will require a written release
from either an officer or the District Attorneys office. After 90 days the
property will be destroyed or auctioned pursuant to Georgia Law
Evidence Property – Any evidence held by the unit will require a written
release to be returned to the owner. This release must come from the District
Attorneys office or Gwinnett County officers and/or detectives. The owners
of this property must contact the officer or DA’s office directly in
order to get a written release.
After the required time period that property is held has passed, the evidence
unit may auction this property to the highest bidder. Gwinnett County Police
sells the property online at www.propertyroom.com, an auction site specializing
in property from police agencies across the country. Citizens can also register
any stolen property at this website and if any property matches it will be
returned to the rightful owner.