Bessemer, AL asked in Car Accidents for Michigan

Q: Can you sue someone for taking your car without permission& getting it impounded by police?

I live in the metro Detroit area and let my daughter (a college student at Western Michigan University) use my car to get back and forth. While she was working, her boyfriend (who did not have permission) took my car and drove to Bloomington, IL with a friend of his and got pulled over with a large amount of marijuana and got my car impounded. The impounds fee plus the release from the police is what I have to pay to get my vehicle back. I had no knowledge my car was even in the impound. also he side swiped my car damaging it pretty bad.

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Peter N. Munsing
Peter N. Munsing
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  • Wyomissing, PA

A: Yes. You can also report it to the police as a theft.

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