October 19, 2009
TO: Tax Collectors and License Plate Agencies
FROM: Carl A. Ford, Director
Division of Motor Vehicles
SUBJECT: Stolen Blank Texas Certificates of Title and Registration Permits
The department received notice from the Texas Department of Transportation that earlier this month 493 blank Texas Certificates of Title and 115 blank 72-hour temporary registration permits were stolen from the Fort Worth Regional Office.
These blank title certificates are marked with a red control number located in the upper right corner.
THE CONTROL NUMBERS FOR THE STOLEN TITLES ARE:
These stolen title certificates may not be used as proof of ownership, are fraudulent if presented for any purpose, and constitute stolen property.
If any of these titles surface in your area or you have any information regarding these stolen documents, please contact your local law enforcement agency. You may also call Detective Jesse Minton with the Arlington Police Department at (817) 459-5590 or The Texas Department of Transportation at (512) 465-7611.
If you have any questions or need further assistance, please contact your Field Support Center Help Desk Representative.
Sample Texas Certificate of Title