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Statesboro pawn shop facing several violations

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STATESBORO, GA (WTOC) -

Honest Johns Pawn Shop in Statesboro is now facing several violations.

Statesboro police say they have cited Honest Johns for violating the pawnbroker's secondhand dealers and dealers in precious metals and gems ordinance. 

The ordinance requires businesses that buy back items to consistently record and hold them all for a predetermined time. The ordinance is new this year. 

Officials say Honest Johns is the first business to receive citations as a result of the new compliance checks.

Anyone with information concerning this case is asked to contact ­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­­the Investigations Bureau at the Statesboro Police Department at 912.764.9911. You may also anonymously submit information to www.tipsoft.com or by texting a tip to "TIPSSPD plus your message" to 274637 (CRIMES). All information is strictly confidential.

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