335.12  DEALER’S PLATES.
   (a)   No person shall show, exhibit, display or have in his possession for the purpose of sale, any motor vehicle bearing or displaying thereon any number or license plate other than those of the dealer so displaying such motor vehicle.  However, where the motor vehicle is placed on consignment with a dealer by the owner thereof, there may be displayed the number or license plate issued to the owner thereof. 
(Ord. 1964-395.  Passed 7-20-64.)
   (b)   Except as otherwise provided in this subsection, whoever violates this section is guilty of a minor misdemeanor.  If, within one year of the offense, the offender previously has been convicted of or pleaded guilty to one predicate motor vehicle or traffic offense, whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the fourth degree.  If, within one year of the offense, the offender previously has been convicted of two or more predicate motor vehicle or traffic offenses, whoever violates this section is guilty of a misdemeanor of the third degree.