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Location: Sterling, AK
Type: Improper Use of Evidence of Registration

Dispatch Text:

On 9/18/2022 at approximately 1227 hours, Alaska State Troopers stopped a blue 1993 Chevrolet Blazer on Panoramic Drive for a traffic violation.  The driver was identified as Melissa Bettencourt-Maal, age 51 of Sterling.  Investigation revealed she was driving the vehicle with registration tabs displayed that belonged to an entirely different vehicle.  She was issued a misdemeanor citation for Improper Use of Evidence of Registration.

Posted on 9/19/2022 12:10:12 PM by DPS\mjwertanen

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