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Vehicle owners must come to the Pelham Police Department to obtain a vehicle release.
An impounded vehicle will only be released to the registered owner of the vehicle. The registered owner is considered to be the person who is registered as being the owner according to State of Alabama vehicle records such as the vehicle title or vehicle registration. Ownership must be verified by one of the following: title, application for title, tag receipt, and/or bill of sale.
Picture identification must be presented to verify identity of vehicle owner. Any of the following documents are acceptable: Driver's license from any U.S. state or territory, ID card from any U.S. state or territory, U.S. passport, U.S. military ID, AST-60 form, U.S. Certificate of Naturalization, U.S. permanent resident card, U.S. employment authorization card, foreign driver's license, foreign passport, or consular ID card.
At the time of release, the legal registered owner must provide a valid and current driver's license.
Location of Impound Lots
Impounded vehicles may be retrieved between the hours of 8 am to 6 pm, 7days a week from the wrecker service impound lots listed below. You must obtain the vehicle release paperwork before going to the wrecker service impound lot.
Kirkland's Wrecker Service1365 McCain ParkwayPelham, AL 35124
Wheeler Wrecker Service3180 Lee StreetPelham, AL 35124
Please contact the Shelby County Sheriff's Office at 205-669-4181 or visit their website to obtain a pistol permit.
Contact the Records Division at 205-620-6443 or 205-620-6463 for more information.
Reports are ready in three business days. There is a fee of $10 per report. You can request your report two ways.
You may request a copy of your vehicle crash report or incident report online.
The records window is open Monday through Friday from 8 am-5 pm. We accept cash and check payments only. You must present a valid government-issued photo ID for verification.
Question: What do I do if this is an emergency or if online incident reporting is not right for me?Answer: If your incident is an emergency, call 911. If non-emergency, call 205-620-6550.
Question: What do I do if the incident took place outside of Pelham city limits?Answer: If the incident took place outside of the City of Pelham please call the police department for that city.
Question: What is a known suspect and what do I do if I have that information?Answer: A known suspect is when you or someone else knows the person or where to find the person who committed the crime or the license plate number of the vehicle the suspect(s) were in. If you have known suspect information, please call 205-620-6550 to report the incident.
Question: What do I do if the incident happened on a state freeway?Answer: If the incident took place on a state freeway please call the Highway Patrol Office nearest you.
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