Last updated on September 6, 2022
Notice of Unclaimed Property
Notice is hereby given that the Highlands Police Department, Highlands North Carolina, has in their possession, Computer Equipment, Jewelry, Keys and Key Rings, Pocket Knives, Driver’s Licenses, Books, Wallets, Purses, Credit and Debit Cards, Clothing, Eyeglasses and Sunglasses, Cell Phones, Electronics, US Currency, Firearms, and other various items which have been turned in to the department as found property and have been held for a time greater than the required preservation time as described by state law.
All persons who have or claim any possessory interest in these items are requested to make and establish such claim or interest to the Highlands Police Department Evidence and Property Section no later than 30 days from the date of this publication. Claims for said property may be made to Sergeant Tim Broughton – Property Control Manager. Persons may make claim of ownership in the following manners: In person at the Highlands Police Department, 372 Oak Street, Highlands North Carolina; by phone by calling (828) 526-9431; or by email to email@example.com. Proof of ownership is required.
The Highlands Police Department will offer said articles for auction, donation, or destruction after 30 days. Auction of suitable property will be handled by www.govdeals.com and funds from auctioned property will be turned over to the Macon County Public School System. Unclaimed bicycles and property will be donated to a charity organization. Property not suitable for donation or auction will be destroyed.