It is a felony for any person to commit any of the following acts:
(1) To alter, with fraudulent intent, any certificate of title, registration certificate, registration plate, manufacturer's certificate of origin, or permit issued by the Office of Motor Vehicle;
(2) To forge or counterfeit any such document or plate purporting to have been issued by the office or by the manufacturer;
(3) To alter or falsify, with intent to defraud or mislead, or with intent to evade the registration laws, any assignment upon a certificate of title or upon a manufacturer's certificate of origin;
(4) To hold or use any such document or plate knowing it to have been so altered, forged, or falsified.
Acts 1949, No. 142, § 78; 1957, No. 368, § 1; A.S.A. 1947, § 75-178.