A Nevada woman recently tried to fool police with a fake license plate by claiming that Cracker Jack stickers were a valid-issued license plate registration.
According to a Facebook post from Clark County School District police, officers stopped a woman, who they referred to as Fictitious Phyllis, for driving with fake plates after they noticed some strange registration stickers on the license plate.
Police say the woman’s plate was plastered with two stickers “DOT” and “2022” that appeared to be from a Cracker Jack box. Valid registration stickers issued from the Department of Motor Vehicles include both the month and the year of renewal.
“These plates must be provided through the Nevada Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV) or another state. This excludes going on the internets and buying your own license plate and sticking some Cracker Jack stickers on it,” police wrote.
Upon investigation, the woman attempted to persuade the police that the registration was valid, arguing that the plate was federally licensed by the Department of Transportation.
“Upon our short and sweet investigation, Phyliss was issued some citations and apparently we entered ourselves into a contract with a trust,” police wrote. “You can’t make up your own reality of what is required to drive legally on Nevada roadways.”
Police then joked about whether the Department of Transportation was issuing baseball stickers instead of its official stickers.
Nevada law requires drivers to have a valid license, registration and to be insured.
“So now we’re printing our own plates? Good to know,” one Facebook user commented humorously.