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Yes. The owner will have to present proof of ownership and pay any towing and impound fees. That is assuming the car cannot be held until a decision is made on whether or not state forfeiture laws apply.

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IS THE DRIVER OR OWNER responsible for an impounded car?

Legally it is the owner. Morally it would be whoever caused it to be impounded in the first place.


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