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Port Deposit nets more than $8,800 from selling squad cars, dump truck through auction house

The Town of Port Deposit netted nearly $9,000 by selling out-of-use police squad cars, a dump truck and a small boat to Ritchie Bros. Auctioneers, a town official said. Town Administrator Rod Heinze said Wednesday the town sold three out-of-service police squad cars that have "seen better days," as well as a dump truck to the auction house in North East for $9,750. A small boat that was also owned by the town sold for $1,200. Heinze said the town was charged a commission of $2,097.50, netting $8,852.50. The money will go into Port Deposit's general fund. The items were "taking up space basically," Heinze said, as they all weren't being used. The town owns and...