Offense involving stolen vehicle: Definition; penalty; restitution; determination of value of vehicle.
1. A person commits an offense involving a stolen vehicle if the person:
(a) With the intent to procure or pass title to a motor vehicle which he knows or has reason to believe has been stolen, receives or transfers possession of the vehicle from or to another person; or
(b) Has in his possession a motor vehicle which he knows or has reason to believe has been stolen.
2. The provisions of subsection 1 do not apply to an officer of the law if the officer is engaged in the performance of his duty as an officer at the time of the receipt, transfer or possession of the stolen vehicle.
3. Except as otherwise provided in subsection 4, a person who violates the provisions of subsection 1 is guilty of a category C felony and shall be punished as provided in NRS 193.130.
4. If the prosecuting attorney proves that the value of the vehicle involved is $2,500 or more, the person who violated the provisions of subsection 1 is guilty of a category B felony and shall be punished by imprisonment in the state prison for a minimum term of not less than 1 year and a maximum term of not more than 10 years, and by a fine of not more than $10,000.
5. In addition to any other penalty, the court shall order the person to pay restitution.
6. For the purposes of this section, the value of a vehicle shall be deemed to be the highest value attributable to the vehicle by any reasonable standard.
Last modified: February 25, 2006