Investigators: Loophole Allows Illegal Immigrants to Get License Plates
“My name is Onyx Henry,” she told the police dispatcher. “I was the victim of a hit and run, and I am currently sitting at the location where the car that hit me, where they are.”
ABC 6/FOX 28 looking at the red pickup truck Onyx Henry says ignored a red light at the intersection of Hague Avenue and the I-70 West exit ramp. “He hit my front driver’s side bumper,” Henry recalled. The Camry’s front end was crushed.
Henry didn’t get a good look at the driver’s face, only that a man was behind the wheel. What she did see would prove to be significant. “I got his license plate number,” she said.
Henry filed a report May 15 with the Columbus Police Department. It was ABC 6/FOX 28 Investigators though who, a month later, led CPD to the truck.
What investigators learned about the man who owned this pickup sparked a three-month investigation.
Illegals are illegally getting plates and tags for their vehicles.
To get plates and tags in Ohio, you need a driver’s license, a state identification card, or social security number. To register a commercial vehicle, Ohio Bureau of Motor Vehicles will accept any form of identification. You also need a federal tax ID number, which you can get online. Produce a business name and address and you’re all set.