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Two Arrests for Suspended Car Registration

Two drivers were nabbed by Sleepy Hollow Police for driving with suspended registrations.

On Nov. 24 at 5:25 p.m., Sleepy Hollow police arrested a 38-year-old village resident for having a suspended registration. His car had been stopped for a traffic violation on Old Broadway, where he was issued a summons for the suspended registration. His vehicle was towed by Stiloski’s.

On Nov. 29 at 6:15 p.m., a Sleepy Hollow Police Officer reported he was out with a vehicle bearing New York plates on North Washington Street. The driver was arrested for having a suspended registration. Stiloski was contacted to tow the impounded vehicle. Police report this man was a 27-year-old from Sleepy Hollow.

According to NYTrafficTicket.com, "A person can be founded guilty of VTL 512 when he or she drives a vehicle knowing or should knowing that its registration is suspended. Most commonly, a registration is suspended when the owner fails to maintain continuous auto insurance coverage."

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MARGIE LANG December 07, 2012 at 04:23 PM
Glad to hear that our Police Department is on top of the crime wave of unregistered vehicles. I feel safer walking the streets. Now how about quieting down the Huddle Bar so my quality of life is better?????? Duh, What a concept.
Aintthatascam December 07, 2012 at 05:15 PM
You think "they" care about having insurance? They have no assets, or class.
Craig Kelly December 08, 2012 at 01:56 AM
Margie, I'm quite sure you'd be critcizing the Police if Godforbid you or someone in your family was injured or had their car totalled by someone who had no insurance. You'd want to know what they were doing to combat it. The fact is that part of a Police Officer's duties during their shift is to enforce vehicle and traffic laws. Unfortunately for you I guess, is that they are the Sleepy Hollow Police Dept. and not the Margie Lang Police Dept. Also, have you peeked out of your window recently? There is a Police Officer posted on Beekman Ave. nightly to address the issues in that area. The Police Dept. and the usually two officers that are on the road (often 16hrs at a time) are tasked with enforcing laws throughout the entire village, not just outside of Margie Lang's window. Duh, what a concept.
Patricia December 11, 2012 at 01:12 PM
The law is flawed, if you switch insurance companies but neglect to notify the DMV they will suspend your registration even if you were continuously covered. The insurance company you dropped is required to notify DMV that you are no longer covered by them but the new company is not required to notify them that you are currently using them, it is up to the registered owner to notify the DMV of the new coverage.

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