Secondhand stores could deter property crimes by recording who they buy goods from and waiting at least seven days before reselling the merchandise, Roseburg police say. Some thrift store owners say they don’t mind noting who sells them property, but balk at the idea of sitting on items for a week, potentially losing sales. The Roseburg police and city staff members are working on an ordinance to regulate how secondhand stores acquire and sell goods. A proposal was originally scheduled to go to the City Council on Monday, but City Manager Lance Colley said staff members want more time to …
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