Illinois Town Enacts Lame Seizure Ordinance

Beginning next month the city of Oak Forest, IL will assert its right to appropriate your vehicle. Those accused of a number of crimes, including vandalism, shoplifting, armed robbery on down to forgetting one's driver's license will have their cars seized until a $500 bond can be posted. If the city-extorted cash… » 5/30/07 3:45pm 5/30/07 3:45pm

In Texas, They'll Seize Your Car, Then Drive it

We don't particularly like this. By and large, smuggling tends to be an open-and-shut case. You're caught with something you shouldn't have in your vehicle that came from somewhere else, and well, that's generally it. Property seizures are the norm in such cases, but Goliad County, Texas officials have taken things a… » 11/14/06 6:15pm 11/14/06 6:15pm