Monday 19 August 2019

Someone made a fake number plate using a pizza box and a felt tip pen

It didn’t fool the cops.

Police school people on making own plates after car pulled over with number plate made of pizza box and felt tip pen
Police school people on making own plates after car pulled over with number plate made of pizza box and felt tip pen

By Nicola Irwin

Police have a first rule for anyone thinking of knocking up home-made licence plates.

It’s simply: “Don’t”.

But for those who didn’t get the memo, they have a second suggestion.

“If you do, make sure not to use cardboard from a pizza box and magic markers.”

Here's a little advice to those aspiring to make their own license plates…1. Don't.2. But if you do, make sure not…

Posted by Hopkinton, MA Police Department on Sunday, November 12, 2017

Hopkinton Police Department in Massachusetts jokingly reminded people of the advice after they pulled over a car with home-made fake plates.

The pizza box registration plates had been attached to a Buick. As well as the number written in green, it also included the state abbreviation “Mass” in blue.

Police charged the “creative operator” for driving an uninsured and unregistered vehicle and attaching the “‘fake home-made’ plates”.

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