pawn http://michiganradio.org en Flint taking a look at pawn shops and scrap yards http://michiganradio.org/post/flint-taking-look-pawn-shops-and-scrap-yards <p>The city of Flint may soon propose new regulations on pawn shops and scrap yards.</p><p></p><p>Flint police chief James Tolbert says he’s concerned about “the crime behind the crime” of burglaries in the city.</p><p></p><p>He’s looking at a new ordinance for city pawn shops and scrap yards.</p><p></p><p>“We’re working on a way where we can better monitor what goes in and goes out,” says Tolbert, though he declined to say exactly how that would be done.</p><p></p><p>Tolbert says he’s also been talking with other Genesee County chiefs of police about the problem.</p><p></p> Sun, 19 Jan 2014 19:08:00 +0000 Steve Carmody 16082 at http://michiganradio.org Flint taking a look at pawn shops and scrap yards