Maine Revised Statutes

§2257. Thefts

1. Record of thefts.  The Chief of the State Police shall:
A. Maintain a record of stolen motor vehicles; and [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
B. Promptly report the theft of a vehicle to the Secretary of State, giving a complete description of the vehicle, including the name and address of the person reporting the theft. [1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF).]
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
2. Recovery.  When a stolen vehicle is recovered, the owner shall notify the Chief of the State Police of the recovery. The Chief of the State Police shall remove the record of that theft and notify the Secretary of State.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
3. Violation.  An owner of a vehicle reported as stolen commits a Class E crime if that person fails to give notice of the vehicle's recovery.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF).