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Florida Woman Faces Charges After Unauthorized Driving of School Bus

A 37-year-old woman was charged after she was found driving an unregistered school bus with a suspended driver’s license in Marion County, Florida, reported Fox 35 News.

Laplaca was reportedly pulled over on Sept. 21 after a Marion County Sheriff’s deputy spotted the yellow school bus driving down the road without a license plate. No students were onboard. The Marion County Sheriff’s Office confirmed that the school bus was not a Marion County school bus.

Laplaca told deputies she had a temporary license plate but could not find it and that she did not have her driver’s license at the time. However, a computer check revealed her license was not valid.

Laplaca does have a valid Florida ID card but her license was reportedly suspended indefinitely after failing to pay several traffic violations. Police stated via the article that the woman claimed to be in Florida to fix her license.

Laplaca was arrested and transported to the Marion County Jail, where she remained at this report on a $1,500 bond.

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