Owning or operating premises on which illegally obtained motor vehicle is altered, destroyed, disassembled, reassembled or stored for certain purposes; penalties.
1. A person who owns or operates a building or other premises shall not knowingly allow a motor vehicle or part of a motor vehicle that is illegally obtained by theft, fraud or conspiracy to defraud to be altered, destroyed, disassembled, reassembled or stored at the building or premises for the purpose of:
(a) Defacing, destroying or altering the identity of the motor vehicle or the part of a motor vehicle, including, without limitation, the identification number, to misrepresent the identity of or prevent the identification of the motor vehicle or the part; or
(b) Selling or disposing of the motor vehicle or the part of a motor vehicle.
2. 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, and may be further punished by a fine of not more than $50,000.
3. As used in this section, “motor vehicle” has the meaning ascribed to it in NRS 482.075.
Last modified: February 25, 2006