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This photo provided by the Erie County Sheriff's Office shows a homemade New York state license plate.
Erie County Sheriff's Office—AP

Police arrested a woman just outside Buffalo, N.Y., on Wednesday for driving around with a painted cardboard version of a New York state license plate on the back of her car.

Authorities pulled over Amanda Schweickert, 28, of Sardinia, N.Y. when they noticed her vehicle did not have a front license plate. She had also been driving without insurance and a “suspended registration,” the Erie County Sheriff’s Office said.

According to a statement on the department’s Facebook page:

Another view of the cardboard plate seized by the cops:

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