Minnesota: Mustang owner lost ’69 to a DUI conviction, now its up for auction

From Pioneer Press
Public auctions have become a popular way for police departments to unload their seized and recovered property — mostly oodles of bikes, tools and electronics. But Saturday’s sale in Hastings will feature a rare find: a 1969 Ford Mustang. Hastings police confiscated the classic car during a 2008 drunken-driving arrest. “We certainly get DWI forfeitures periodically, but not a car like this,” said Police Chief Paul Schnell, who added that its body is in “fair” condition. The car’s former owner, Douglas J. Fredricksen, 35, contested the forfeiture in Dakota County District Court but lost the challenge in December, records show…..MORE