§ 31-9-8. Notice by owner of theft or embezzlement.
The owner of, or person having a lien or encumbrance upon, a registered vehicle which has been stolen or embezzled may notify the division of motor vehicles of the theft or embezzlement, but in the event of an embezzlement may make a report only after having procured the issuance of a warrant for the arrest of the person charged with the embezzlement.
(P.L. 1950, ch. 2595, art. 12, § 2; G.L. 1956, § 31-9-8.)