Blagojevich Auction

By WEEK Producer

July 26, 2010 Updated Jul 26, 2010 at 8:42 PM CDT

A life-size statue of Elvis Presley is among a trove of Rod Blagojevich's belongings in an Arlington Heights storage facility that the warehouse owner says he will sell at auction if the former governor doesn't settle his debt.

Paul Lombardo, CEO of Boyer-Rosene Moving & Storage in Arlington Heights, said Blagojevich is more than a year past due and is accruing penalty charges on seven wooden storage units he has rented starting in 2002.

The public will be invited to buy the ex-governor's belongings Aug. 14, according to a certified letter sent to Blagojevich, his attorney and Friends for Rod Blagojevich on Thursday.