Airdrie issue violation ticket for fake vehicle registration validation tag

Airdrie, Alberta – On Sept. 2, 2020 at approximately 8:00 a.m., a member of the Alberta RCMP Traffic Unit in Airdrie, with a keen eye, observed a discrepancy with a licence plate of a vehicle in a parking lot at a local business.

A check of the licence plate on the police database indicated the registration for the licence plate was expired. A traffic stop was conducted and the vehicle being operated was found to also not be insured. A closer inspection of the licence plate showed that a homemade validation sticker was placed on top of the expired 2019 validation tag.

(File Photo) Fake Tag
(File Photo) Fake Tag

A 45-year-old female from Calgary was issued violation tickets for:

· Operate unregistered motor vehicle

· Use of altered plate

· No insurance

In addition to the tow charges, the driver is facing up to $3685 in fines. The fee to register a vehicle for one year is $93.

Alberta RCMP

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