The answer is yes. The repair shop can charge storage fees and if the storage fees aren't paid and depending upon whether or not they have properly done the paperwork, they can have your vehicle declared abandoned and sell it to recoup their storage fees.
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Since he haven't told us (1) why your car was towed, (2) what you did to look for the car, and (3) why you haven't looked for your car until now, there is no way to answer you.
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If the car is registered in Mildred's name of course Twana did not receive mail addressed to Mildred. Also, if the car is registered and titled in Mildred's name then the car belongs to Mildred and Mildred, not Twana, will get sued. And yes, the shop has a lien on the car for storage fees (unless they just came and stole/towed it away) and they can auction your car off to pay the storage bill.
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