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Auction Saturday a success

An auction of confiscated and drug-forfeiture items by the St. Joseph County Sheriff’s Department grossed about $45,000 in sales Saturday.

Staged Saturday morning at the St. Joseph County fairgrounds, the auction included the sale of a Camaro Z28 for $10,000 and a trio of Harley Davidson motorcycles that sold for $11,000 collectively.

Nearly 300 people had bid cards and many made offers on tools, audio equipment, televisions, gaming consoles, sports cards and memorabilia, and a variety of other items.

Saturday’s auction was the fourth of its kind staged by the sheriff’s department.

Captain Jason Bingaman called the event a win-win situation, as many items sold for well below retail value and proceeds will go to the St. Joseph County Area Narcotics unit for undercover drug investigations.

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