§290-12  Leaving abandoned or derelict vehicles.  The registered owner of an abandoned vehicle, as defined in section 290-1, or a derelict vehicle, as defined in section 290-8, found on any roadway, alley, street, way, lane, trail, bridge, or highway or other public property or on private property without authorization of the owner or occupant shall be fined not more than $1,000; provided that the registered owner shall not be fined if the abandoned or derelict vehicle has been stolen or taken from the registered owner without permission or authorization. [L 1973, c 148, pt of §1; am L 1984, c 175, §1; am L 1985, c 52, §1; am L 1986, c 31, §1; am L 1993, c 214, §11]