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Michigan's Auto Lost and Found
Ruth Johnson, Secretary of State
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You may use this Web site to locate a vehicle taken into custody after it was deemed to be abandoned on public or private property.

To begin, select your search type, enter either the Vehicle Identification Number (VIN) or license plate number and click "Submit." The VIN can be found on the vehicle's title, registration or certificate of insurance.

If the vehicle is located, results will display the year, make and VIN of the abandoned vehicle, where it was found, the date it was taken into custody, and where it is being held. Vehicle owner information is not included.

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