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LAS VEGAS — He was just a kid from the neighborhood who never had much. Mature for his age, the eldest of 11 children, Marcos Arenas always knew his blue-collar father was just scraping by. So the iPad was precious, a gift for his 15th birthday...
L.A. NOWThe owners of several downtown pawn shops who allegedly did business with dozens of "knock-knock burglars" were arrested Wednesday as police tried to stem the tide of break-ins on the Westside and in the San Fernando Valley....
Show TrackerThe latest 'Justified' revels in the show's many colorful and enjoyable villains....
St. Paul Pioneer PressFROM HUMBLE BEGINNINGS -- a tiny storefront in Robbinsdale in 1991 -- Brad Rixmann has grown Pawn America into a national force in the industry. The Burnsville-based company just opened its 25th Pawn America location, with plans for more to come. It's a...
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Bradenton HeraldWith an increase in the number of burglaries, the Manatee County Sheriff's Office has assembled a task force to combat the new rash of crimes. The Burglary Task Force was created in May -- Crime Prevention Month -- in hopes of curtailing vehicle and...
Tags: Crimes, Crime, Law and Justice, Trials, Theft, Prisons
The Montgomery AdvertiserThe city of Millbrook is putting out the welcome mat for new businesses setting up shop along Alabama 14. The stretch of road that serves as a gateway to and from Interstate 65 will feature a new gas station, a fast food restaurant, a general store...
Deputies bagged a West Boca woman after they say she tried to clean up by stealing a trio of high end vacuums and pawning them off. Palm Beach County Sheriff's Office deputies say Alicia Helene Anderson, 22, walked into Kohl's in Coconut Creek on Dec. 17...
The Dayton Daily NewsA Michigan man on Wednesday was sentenced to consecutive life sentences for the murder of a Harrison Twp. pawn shop manager and the death of another man who was shot during the botched robbery attempt. Darren D. Taylor, 48, will spend at least 36...
Philippine Daily Inquirer, Manila / Asia News NetworkMANILA (Philippine Daily Inquirer/ANN) -- The Bangko Sentral ng Pilipinas (BSP or central bank) has directed pawnshops to strictly implement identification requirements for customers to help ensure that items being pawned are not stolen goods or illicit...
The Pittsburgh Tribune-ReviewGeneral Nutrition Centers Inc. is suing a Florida chain of pawnshops over the use of its name. The Pittsburgh retailer, which operates 8,100 nutritional products stores worldwide, filed the lawsuit two weeks ago in federal court in Fort Lauderdale, Fla....
Tags: Margate, Fort Lauderdale, Nutrition, Lawyers, Laws
Reading Eagle, Pa.A Berks County woman and her son waived their hearings Tuesday on charges they pawned more than $4,000 worth of jewelry to pay for their trip to Florida and then reported the items stolen, authorities said. Kim Morrissey, 54, of the 300 block of...
Tags: Prosecution, Fort Lauderdale, Insurance, Theft, Berks County
A Ford Heights fire dispatcher has been charged with buying a piece of department equipment knowing it was stolen, then pawning the item, the Cook County sheriff's office announced today. A $20,000 personal recognizance bond was set today for Varndell...
Tags: Sauk Village, Chicago Heights, Theft, Ford Heights
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