2013 Maryland Code
TRANSPORTATION
§ 14-105 - Stolen and recovered vehicles


MD Transp Code § 14-105 (2013) What's This?

§14-105.

(a) If a police officer receives reliable information that a vehicle has been stolen, the police officer shall immediately report the theft to the Administration and the Department of State Police, unless the police officer has received reliable information of the recovery of the vehicle.

(b) An alleged violation under § 7-205 of the Criminal Law Article shall be a reportable theft of a vehicle for purposes of subsection (a) of this section.

(c) If a police officer receives reliable information that a vehicle which he previously reported stolen has been recovered, he shall immediately report the recovery to the Administration and the Department of State Police.

(d) If a vehicle titled or registered in this State has been stolen, the owner or secured party may notify the Administration of the theft.

(e) Every person who has given notice under subsection (d) of this section shall notify the Administration of a recovery of the vehicle.

(f) The Administration shall maintain and appropriately index cumulative public records of stolen vehicles reported to it under this section.

(g) The Administration may suspend the registration of a vehicle whose theft is reported to it under this section.

(h) Until the Administration learns of the recovery of the vehicle or that the report of its theft was erroneous, it may not issue a certificate of title for the vehicle.

§ 14-105 - 1. Secured party to notify police of repossession

(a) Notice required. -- Every secured party who takes possession of a vehicle in which he has a security interest shall immediately inform the police that he has done so.

(b) Duty to give identifying information to police. -- Every secured party who takes possession of a vehicle in which the secured party has a security interest shall give any identifying information about the vehicle that the police reasonably request.

Disclaimer: These codes may not be the most recent version. Maryland may have more current or accurate information. We make no warranties or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness, or adequacy of the information contained on this site or the information linked to on the state site. Please check official sources.