Chapter 9.48


9.48.010    Vehicle theft.

9.48.020    Defacement of vehicle identification.

9.48.030    Fraudulent checks.

9.48.010 Vehicle theft.

Every person who shall, without the permission of the owner or persons entitled to the possession thereof, intentionally take or drive away any automobile or motor vehicle, whether propelled by steam, electricity or internal combustion engine, the property of another, shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor, and every person voluntarily riding in or upon the automobile or motor vehicle with knowledge of the fact that the vehicle was unlawfully taken or driving the automobile or motor vehicle shall be deemed guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 355 § 12(1), 1967)

9.48.020 Defacement of vehicle identification.

Whoever knowingly buys, sells, receives, disposes of, conceals or has in his possession any motor vehicle or motor boat from which the manufacturer’s serial number or any other distinguishing number or identification mark has been removed, defaced, covered, altered or destroyed for the purpose of concealment or misrepresenting the identity of the motor vehicle or motor boat shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. (Ord. 355 § 12(2), 1967)

9.48.030 Fraudulent checks.

Any person who shall with intent to defraud, make, or draw, or utter, or deliver to another person any check, or draft, on a bank or other depository for the payment of money, knowing at the time of such drawing, or delivery, that he has not sufficient funds in, or credit with the bank or depository, to meet the check, upon its presentation, shall be guilty of a misdemeanor. “Credit” as used herein means an arrangement or understanding with the bank for the payment of such check or draft, and the uttering or delivery of such check or draft to another person, without funds or credit to meet the same, shall be prima facie evidence of an intent to defraud. (Ord. 355 § 13(1), 1967)