Property Release Info

All items collected by the Pelham Police Department are maintained in secured vaults within the police department.  Recovered property and evidence collected by the Pelham Police Department may, under certain circumstances, be released to the owner.  For any questions, please contact Sgt. Eddie Carter (Property and Evidence Custodian) at (205) 620-6438 to set up an appointment for a property release.

Normal hours for property pick-up are Monday thru Friday, 8:00 A.M. to 5:00 P.M.Dept. Pages

Ownership of the property must be verified and a photo I.D. is required for property release.

 

REQUIREMENTS FOR RELEASE OF PROPERTY AND EVIDENCE

  • All items stored at the police department, including jewelry and cash, must be claimed in person during normal business hours.
  • A representative may also be designated to pick up your property but must present a notarized letter verifying representation.
  • In order for evidence to be returned to you, the investigator or police officer responsible for your case must authorize its release. Call the Property and Evidence Custodian to find out if a release has been received before coming to pick up your property.
  • You will need your case number and a valid I.D. card or driver’s license for items to be released to you. If you do not have your case number, call the Property and Evidence Custodian and he/she will assist you in obtaining it.
  • For further details concerning the options available in reclaiming your property, please call the Property and Evidence Custodian or e-mail us at police@pelhamonline.com.

REQUIREMENTS FOR RELEASE OF FIREARMS

  • In order for a firearm to be released to you from the custody of the Pelham Police Department, the Lieutenant in charge of the Criminal Investigations Division must be contacted for the clearance needed to release the firearm.
  • Once the Lieutenant has cleared the firearm for release, contact the Property and Evidence Custodian to obtain additional instructions on obtaining your firearm.
  • You will need to present a valid state driver’s license or valid state identification card. No other identification will be accepted.
  • For further details concerning the options available in reclaiming a firearm, call the Property and Evidence Custodian or e-mail us at police@pelhamonline.com.