Locust Meadows, a mobile home park seized by Cayuga County Sheriff’s Office, was sold at auction on Thursday, March 10.
The mobile home park was seized in fall 2021 after former owner Sharon Hitchings failed to address violations cited by the Cayuga County Health Department. The 7.8-acre property was purchased by Hitchings for $145,000 in 2015, according to The Citizen.
Kerry and Jared Smith submitted the winning bid of $160,000 at Thursday’s auction. The Smiths beat out 12 other bidders. As for the future of the property, they plan to continue its operation as a mobile home park.