Albany driver caught with fake license plate on car

Fake license plate found on a car stopped in Albany. Fake license plate found on a car stopped in Albany. | Photo: New York State Police.

August 20, 2019 03:18 PM

In case you were wondering, the answer is no – you can't make your own license plate for your car.

State Police stopped a car Saturday when they thought something didn't look quite right about the license plate on a car they spotted on Grand Street. Sure enough, the phony plate was actually just printed out on piece of paper and placed under a license plate cover.


The driver, 26-year-old Evan Fernandez of Albany, was given a ticket.


Chris Rooney

Copyright 2019 WNYT-TV LLC, a Hubbard Broadcasting Company. All rights reserved

Top Ukraine expert describes his shock at hearing phone call

Guilderland thief caught on camera stealing packages

Mahan declared winner in tight Colonie town supervisor race

Race for the 21st Congressional District heats up in Northern New York

Infrastructure upgrades improve business at Queensbury ski area