Maine Revised Statutes

§755. Report of theft; recovery of unclaimed vehicle

1. Enforcement officers.  A law enforcement officer who learns of the theft of a vehicle not since recovered or of the recovery of a vehicle whose theft or conversion the officer knows or has reason to believe has been reported to the Secretary of State shall report the theft or recovery of a motor vehicle to the Secretary of State.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
2. Owner or lienholder.  An owner or a lienholder may report the theft or conversion of a vehicle to the Secretary of State.
The Secretary of State may disregard the report of a conversion unless a warrant has been issued for the arrest of a person charged with the conversion.
A person who has reported the theft or conversion, after learning of the vehicle's recovery, shall report the recovery to the Secretary of State.
[ 1993, c. 683, Pt. A, §2 (NEW); 1993, c. 683, Pt. B, §5 (AFF) .]
3. Suspension.   The Secretary of State may suspend the certificate of registration of a vehicle reported stolen or converted.
[ 2015, c. 473, §11 (AMD) .]
SECTION HISTORY
1993, c. 683, §A2 (NEW). 1993, c. 683, §B5 (AFF). 2015, c. 473, §11 (AMD).