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Can an officer give me tickets 10 days later?

Question Details: I was pulled over for speeding and asked for my license, registration and insurance, which I provided. The officer then noticed my car was uninspected and I told him that I've been working on getting it done. He went to his car and came back. He handed me my personal documents and stated that if I don't provide him with proof of inspection within 10 days, he will give me tickets for speeding, driving too fast for conditions, and an uninspected car. I was given no written warning or citation, just his statement. Can he do that?

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