Fake inspection sticker found in Johnstown traffic stop

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A Johnstown man was charged by state police for having a fake inspection sticker. 

State police out of Fonda arrested Brandon M. Mcrae, 30, at 3:37 a.m. Tuesday following a traffic stop on Townsend Road in Johnstown for an equipment violation. Police said during that stop they noticed that Mcrae’s inspection sticker was fake. Mcrae has been charged with second-degree criminal possession of a forged instrument, a felony. 

Police said he has not had a valid inspection sticker since February 2021. Mcrae was released on an appearance ticket and is due in Johnstown City Court on Aug. 30. 

 

 

By Shenandoah Briere

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