When the car is held for evidence, the police would generally charge the insurance company for any storage prior to it becoming evidence, once it is held as evidence, then they do not charge the fees because you had no choice but to let them hold the car. In order to seek the release of the car, you can go to the DA who can order the car released from evidence and decide to use photos instead, especially if you impress upon the DA the hardship for needing the use of the car. Once it is released as evidence, if you do not pick it up immediately, they will begin charging storage fees again.
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