§ 123.37  IMPOUNDMENT OF VEHICLES USED TO TRANSPORT STOLEN METALS.
   Metro Government may impound a motor vehicle used to transport stolen metals, stolen catalytic converters or parts of stolen catalytic converters, or stolen motor vehicles to a secondary metals recycler for a period of not more than 12 months.  The impoundment period imposed will be determined by the court during the adjudication of the underlying criminal charges and/or ordinance violations.  The size and nature of the violation shall be factors considered by the court in determining the length of impoundment.  The court may order impoundment of a motor vehicle used to transport stolen metals or stolen motor vehicles to a secondary metals recycler.  Fees incurred for towing, handling, and storage of the impounded motor vehicle, set forth in LMCO § 72.062, shall be imposed against the responsible party during the adjudication of the underlying criminal charges and/or ordinance violations.
(Lou. Metro Ord. No. 132-2012, approved 8-1-2012; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 138-2019, approved 9-24-2019; Lou. Metro Am. Ord. No. 69-2021, approved 5-27-2021) Penalty, see § 115.999