pawn shops http://wamc.org en Stronger Regulations Put On Pawn Shops http://wamc.org/post/stronger-regulations-put-pawn-shops <p>&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp;&nbsp; Stronger regulations are being put on pawn shops and junk dealers in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts in an effort to help police investigations into house breaks and stolen goods. Police say the new rules should help people throughout New England eventually recover stolen expensive jewelry and family heirlooms.</p><p></p><p></p><p></p> Fri, 07 Feb 2014 23:24:00 +0000 Paul Tuthill 83423 at http://wamc.org Stronger Regulations Put On Pawn Shops Albany County Legislator Gary Domalewicz http://wamc.org/post/albany-county-legislator-gary-domalewicz <p>A new law in Albany County is aimed at making it harder for thieves to sell stolen merchandise. The law, approved last night by the county legislature, will place new mandates on pawn shops and jewelers in Albany County. Also, sellers must be at least 18 year old. County lawmaker, Democrat Gary Domalewicz , is &nbsp;the lead sponsor of the legislation. He spoke with WAMC&rsquo;s Brian Shields.</p> Tue, 10 Jul 2012 16:15:00 +0000 Brian Shields 42784 at http://wamc.org