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    Stolen license plate questions

    Sunday morning at around 2AM, I was stopped by a police officer who thought my license plate was stolen. This is not the first time this has happened. I have contacted the ACPD and asked them about it. Do you have any suggestions as to what I should do next?
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    Quote Originally Posted by RebelKnightCSA View Post
    Sunday morning at around 2AM, I was stopped by a police officer who thought my license plate was stolen. This is not the first time this has happened. I have contacted the ACPD and asked them about it. Do you have any suggestions as to what I should do next?
    "Thought"?

    This sounds bogus to me.

    The cop knows whether the plate is stolen. Every cop has an in-car computer (or he has a radio). He punches or calls in the plate number and knows whether it's stolen almost immediately. Without "thinking" about it.

    My suspicion is the cop was just looking for something and used the license line as the excuse....

    The fact that this has happened to you twice is most unusual.

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    It's a regular stamped (or digitally printed) license plate, right?

    If so, I think Eric is right - it was a pretext to pull you over.

    Chip H.

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    Update: I got off the phone with the DMV earlier to-day. They told me that the license plate issued me (a vanity) was supposed to have been rejected by the DMV, but was issued in error. So I got a new one - one of these:

    http://www.dmv.state.va.us/exec/vehi...o.asp?idnm=REL

    Eric, I hope you have a set of these on your car, as I soon will.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RebelKnightCSA View Post
    Update: I got off the phone with the DMV earlier to-day. They told me that the license plate issued me (a vanity) was supposed to have been rejected by the DMV, but was issued in error. So I got a new one - one of these:

    http://www.dmv.state.va.us/exec/vehi...o.asp?idnm=REL

    Eric, I hope you have a set of these on your car, as I soon will.
    I LOVE IT....hehehe

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    Quote Originally Posted by RebelKnightCSA View Post
    Update: I got off the phone with the DMV earlier to-day. They told me that the license plate issued me (a vanity) was supposed to have been rejected by the DMV, but was issued in error. So I got a new one - one of these:

    http://www.dmv.state.va.us/exec/vehi...o.asp?idnm=REL

    Eric, I hope you have a set of these on your car, as I soon will.

    You got a sample plate???? they won't let you have those here in Indiana.
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    Quote Originally Posted by RebelKnightCSA View Post
    Update: I got off the phone with the DMV earlier to-day. They told me that the license plate issued me (a vanity) was supposed to have been rejected by the DMV, but was issued in error. So I got a new one - one of these:

    http://www.dmv.state.va.us/exec/vehi...o.asp?idnm=REL

    Eric, I hope you have a set of these on your car, as I soon will.
    You are nothing but a white racist! :-)

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    Quote Originally Posted by dBrong View Post
    You are nothing but a white racist! :-)
    Thank you for the compliment, and right back at'cha.
    If we should give Abraham Lincoln credit for uniting America, then we should give Adolf Hitler credit for uniting Europe, as both men used the same methods for the same goals.

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    Quote Originally Posted by RebelKnightCSA View Post
    Thank you for the compliment, and right back at'cha.
    I've been looking around to see whether anyone makes a compact "General Lee" horn for a sport bike!

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    Quote Originally Posted by RebelKnightCSA View Post
    Update: I got off the phone with the DMV earlier to-day. They told me that the license plate issued me (a vanity) was supposed to have been rejected by the DMV, but was issued in error. So I got a new one - one of these:

    http://www.dmv.state.va.us/exec/vehi...o.asp?idnm=REL

    Eric, I hope you have a set of these on your car, as I soon will.
    I wish Pennsylvania had cool vanity plates like that, we don't have anything....

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    Quote Originally Posted by dieseleverything View Post
    I wish Pennsylvania had cool vanity plates like that, we don't have anything....
    PA has too many Yankees in it!

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    Quote Originally Posted by Eric View Post
    PA has too many Yankees in it!
    I know, but we don't really have any plates other than the standard blue, white, and yellow. At a German car show the other weekend I saw a MBCA license plate with a star and MB on it. It's the only vanity plate with an image I've seen in PA.
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