Evidence Intake/Property Room

Evidence Intake is managed by the Crime Scene Unit sergeant and staffed by three property room technicians who are responsible for the intake, secure storage, maintenance and disposal of evidence received by the Sheriff's Office. Property and evidence are secured within multiple vaults on-site. Lockers are provided for evidence submissions by the Sheriff's Office personnel only. All other evidence is accepted in person from 8:00 a.m. to 4:30 p.m., Monday - Friday. For any questions or to make an appointment to pick up property, call 763-324-5097. For found property, call Detective Mike Schantzen 763-324-5159.

Online Sheriff Auction

With the exception of firearms and other property specifically regulated by statue, found property shall be held for a minimum of 90 days. The Sheriff's Office will attempt to located the rightful owner by telephone and/or mail if sufficient identifying information is available. Property not held for any other purpose and not claimed within 90 days after notification may be auctioned. If the property is not sold at auction or otherwise lawfully claimed, it may thereafter be destroyed.

The auctioning of surplus, found, unclaimed and seized items is done in an online auction. This auction method complies with Minnesota State Statute 345.15.

Items for Auction

Items that can be auctioned include but are not limited to:

  • Bicycles
  • Tools
  • Jewelry
  • Household items
  • Electronics
  • Sporting goods
  • Computer equipment

Items will remain on auction until the date indicated by the auction company. Potential buyers can access the site 24 hours a day, seven days a week. If you feel you may have claim to the property listed on the Sheriff's Office website, please contact a property room technician at 763-324-5097.

Current listing of current auction items (updated October 2021)

Using PropertyRoom.com

For more information on how to participate in viewing and bidding, log onto www.propertyroom.com. All sales are subject to the bidder's responsibility for shipping and handling. All sales are final. The Sheriff's Office makes no guarantee or warranty, expressed or implied, (of any nature) as to the condition of the items offered.

Items can be previewed and purchased on the Property Room website.

The Sheriff's Office makes no guarantee or warranty, expressed or implied, as to the condition of the items offered.