Saturday, March 28, 2015

Commonwealth v. A.D. (Fair Evasion & Fraudulent Use or Removal of Registration Plate)

Commonwealth v. A.D.
(Fair Evasion & Fraudulent Use of Removal of Registration Plate)

Client, an out of state resident & commercial vehicle operator, retained Attorney Paletta after being charged with the following in Westmoreland County:

  • 75§ 6110.1 §§ B - Fare Evasion - Affirmative Action - MISDEMEANOR 3
  • 75§ 7124 - Fraudulent Use/Removal of Registration Plate - SUMMARY

 According to the Affidavit of Probable Cause, the State Trooper witnessed Client drive through an EZ - Pass lane on the Pennsylvania Turnpike without paying the fare or having an EZ Pass. Upon stopping the vehicle the State Trooper noticed that no licensed plate was affixed as require by law.

 Attorney Paletta & Client developed a case strategy that was successfully worked through. After discussion with the Trooper and the District Attorney assigned to the case, a Plea Bargain was made to a Summary Offense and all other charges were  DISMISSED.

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