Any police officer, in the exercise of his discretion as a police officer, may direct that any vehicle (whether towed by a wrecker selected by the owner of the vehicle or from the wrecker rotation list) shall be taken by the driver of the wrecker towing the vehicle directly to a bonded storage enclosure and there held by the city for inspection or investigation to determine the cause or reason for the accident such vehicle was involved in or such vehicle's disability or for any lawful purpose.
('68 Code, § 7-7) (Ord. 1060, passed 1-22-62)