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They can hold the car only for as long as it is evidence in the criminal investigation. It is up to the prosecutor's office to agree to release the car/evidence. If they are not agreeing to release the car, then you would have to file a motion in the court where your charges are pending to ask the court to order release of the vehicle. If you were arrested, then your case has to be in the DA's office somewhere for screening and prosecution and you need to get your attorney to file the motion to release the evidence in the court since the DA is claiming they have no information and are giving you the run around.
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