How To Find A Towed Car In Dallas, Texas

How To Find A Towed Car In Dallas, Texas

Finding your towed car in Dallas, Texas, doesn't have to be a headache. 

You need to know what to do. And I will tell you just that.

3 ways to find your towed car in Dallas

Before you do anything, start filling out a form called 'find my towed car' at

Note: Start by filling out a 'find my towed car' form.

This will help you report that you are looking for your car, and the Houston Police Department will help you if they have any relevant information.

That said, here are the 3 best options you have when trying to locate your towed vehicle:

  • Call the Dallas Police Department Auto Pound
  • Go to the Dallas Police Department
  • Call the Dallas Municipal Court

Before taking any of these actions, you need to have your car's license plate (tag) number and vehicle identification number (VIN). If you don't have this information, you should call the city's information hotline, and they will help you get these details which are crucial to retrieving your towed car.

If you are within the area code, you can call 311. 

Call the Dallas Police Department Auto Pound

You can start by calling the Dallas Police department. 

Their number is 214-670-5116.

The following contact information is displayed on the Dallas police department Auto Pound Web Page.

Auto Pound Unit

1955 Vilbig Road

Dallas, TX 75208

Tel 214-670-5116

Fax 214-670-5179

When you need to call the DPD auto pound, you need to have:

  • License plate number
  • Vehicle Identification Number (VIN)
  • Year, make, and model
  • Registered owner name

Go to the Dallas Police Department

You may want to visit the Dallas Police Department, which is open from 9 am-5 pm every day. Here is the address:

Dallas Police Department-Auto Pound

1955 Vilbig Rd, Dallas, TX 75208, United States.

Call the Dallas Municipal Court

Your car might have been towed because of a citation. If you have questions regarding the citation, you can call the Dallas Municipal court for more information.

You can call the Dallas Municipal Court at 214-670-0109.

If you are near the Dallas Municipal court or would like to visit the court, here is the address:

2014 Main Street, Dallas TX 75201-4406.

Here are the open hours:

Sunday, 8 am–2 pm

Monday, 7:30am–4:30pm

Tuesday, 7:30 am–6 pm

Wednesday, 7:30 am–4:30 pm

Thursday, 7:30 am–4:30 pm

Friday, 7:30am–4:30pm

Saturday, Closed

Tow Yards in Dallas That Your Car May Have Been Towed To

Your car will have been towed to the Dallas Police Department Auto Pound most of the time. However, it is possible that your vehicle was taken to another auto pound facility, and a key determinant is the circumstance under which the car was towed.

Since it might take up to 2 hours before an entry or an update on the impounded vehicles database is made, there are a number of storage facilities that can provide you with the whereabouts of your car much faster. To do this, one of the best approaches is to contact the vehicle storage facility nearest to where your car was parked.

Here's a table with a quick overview:


Storage facility

Dallas Love Field Airport, University of Dallas, Hillcrest Oaks

Dallas Towing Service in North East of Dallas

Number: +1 214-644-0058

Carrollton, Hevron, Cavanaugh Flight Museum

Captain Towing Dallas

Number: +1 952-800-7270

Central Business District 

Premio Towing Company

Number: +1 469-269-5499

Wolf Creek, Hutchins, Wilmer, DeSoto

Dallas Discount Towing

Number: +1 214-943-3229

Dallas Towing Service in North East of Dallas.

This is one of the best-rated and popular towing companies frequently contacted to tow away vehicles around the Dallas Love Field Airport, University of Dallas, and Hillcrest Oaks.

You can call them at +1 214-644-0058, and they offer services 24/7.

Captain Towing Dallas

In case you are North of Dallas, the best towing yard to contact is Captain Towing Dallas at +1 952-800-7270. This company offers round-the-clock services and is often contacted by residents North of Dallas in areas around Carrollton, Hevron, and Cavanaugh Flight Museum.

Premio Towing Company

Located within the central business district, the company also operates 24/7 and responds to calls within the area. You can contact them at +1 469-269-5499.

Dallas Discount Towing

Dallas discount towing is a company that operates south of Dallas. If your car were pulled around Wolf Creek, Hutchins, Wilmer, and DeSoto, it would be your go-to company.

You can contact the tow yard at +1 214-943-3229. 

Bonus tips:

If you receive confirmation that your car is at the Dallas Auto Pound, you should get it out as soon as you can. Your impounded or towed car fees will rise by $20 every day. After 48 hours, a notification alert will be sent as a letter to inform you that the car has been impounded. This letter will attract an additional $50.

It is important that you carry your credit card if the towing company does not accept cash as a form of payment.


There are a number of reasons why your car may be towed. Property owners and the police have the right to tow your vehicle if it blocks the driveway or sidewalk or is illegally parked in a "no parking" zone.

The other reason your car could have been towed is citations. In this case, it's best to call the Dallas Municipal court instead of the police, as the police will direct you to the court. Whatever the reason was for your car to get towed, now you have seen the options you have for recourse.

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