Auto Auctions

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office holds public auctions for real estate, vehicles and miscellaneous items that have been acquired through forfeiture proceedings.

Auction proceeds assist with our commitment to making Philadelphia's communities safer through anti-drug initiatives. The District Attorney's Office complies with the mandate of the Controlled Substance Forfeiture Act (42 Pa. C.S.A. sec. 6801) requiring that drug forfeiture funds be used for the enforcement of the Drug Act.

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office offers seized and forfeited vehicles for sale at public auctions. Auctions are held at two locations in the Philadelphia area.

Capital Auto Auction
5135 Bleigh Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19136
(215) 332-2515
Every Wednesday 5:00 p.m.

Carriage Trade Public Auto Auction
1200 Ridge Pike
Conshohocken, PA 19428
(215) CAR-SALE
Auctions held 4x's a year
Exact dates to be announced

For directions or more information regarding the auto auctions please refer to each company's website at www.capitalautoauction.com and www.carriagetrade.com.


Real Estate Auctions

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office holds public auctions for real estate, vehicles and miscellaneous items that have been acquired through forfeiture proceedings.

Auction proceeds assist with our commitment to making Philadelphia's communities safer through anti-drug initiatives. The District Attorney's Office complies with the mandate of the Controlled Substance Forfeiture Act (42 Pa. C.S.A. sec. 6801) requiring that drug forfeiture funds be used for the enforcement of the Drug Act.

Information pertaining to the auction is distributed via email approximately a month prior to the next auction date. As pictures become available, they will be uploaded to this site. Please enter your email address to receive Auction Information


Miscellaneous Forfeiture Items

The Philadelphia District Attorney's Office holds public auctions for real estate, vehicles and miscellaneous items that have been acquired through forfeiture proceedings.

Auction proceeds assist with our commitment to making Philadelphia's communities safer through anti-drug initiatives. The District Attorney's Office complies with the mandate of the Controlled Substance Forfeiture Act (42 Pa. C.S.A. sec. 6801) requiring that drug forfeiture funds be used for the enforcement of the Drug Act.

Occasionally, miscellaneous items from drug and other investigations are available for auction by the District Attorney's Office. Items vary for each auction, but generally items such as stereo equipment and household appliances are offered for sale.

In addition, bicycles are often auctioned. All proceeds from these sales are given to the Police Athletic League (PAL).

Please check back for more information on upcoming auction dates and items that will be included in the auction.