Vehicle Reclamations

If vehicles are impounded by the City of East St. Louis designated tow firms, the vehicles are subject to a vehicle reclamation tow-in release fee. The tow-in release fee is a separate fee from the tow company’s storage fee.

Important Facts

  • The vehicle owner, operator, or legally entitled person is responsible for the costs of applicable removal, and storage prior to redemption of the vehicle
  • Upon delivery, you must show a written release from the police department
  • No vehicle should be released until the tow release charges have been paid
  • Must show proof of ownership or other entitlement upon payment

All vehicle reclamation tow-in release fees can be paid at the City of East St. Louis Police Department desk.

Contact Information

If you have any questions or concerns regarding Vehicle Reclamations, you may contact:

  • Captain Bobby Cole
    Phone: 618-482-6872
  • Captain Vincent Anderson
    Phone: 618-482-6781
  • Desk Sergeant Phone: 618-482-6796

Tow Firms

  • A and T Towing
    821 N 21st Street
    East St. Louis, IL 62205
    Phone: 618-274-8639
  • Metro Towing
    525 N 20th Street
    East St. Louis, IL 62205
    Phone: 618-482-8980
  • Northend Towing
    5507 Summit Avenue
    East St. Louis, IL 62203
    Phone: 618-398-2299
  • Satisfied Towing
    2315 State Street
    East St. Louis, IL 62205
    Phone: 618-274-0940