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Every pawnbroker or secondhand dealer, and every clerk, agent or employee of such pawnbroker or secondhand dealer, who commits the following acts is guilty of a misdemeanor, and, upon conviction thereof, shall be punished as provided in BMC 1.24.010:

A. Fails to make an entry of any material matter in the books or records kept as provided in this chapter; or

B. Makes any false entry therein; or

C. Falsifies, obliterates, destroys or removes from the pawnbroker’s or secondhand dealer’s place of business such book or record; or

D. Refuses to allow the city prosecutor or the chief of police or their agent to inspect the same, or any goods in their possession, during the ordinary hours of business; or

E. Reports any material falsely to the chief of police; or

F. Fails before close of business on the first day of the week to furnish the chief of police with a full, true and correct transcript of the record of all transactions had during the past business week; or

G. Fails to report forthwith to the chief of police that possession of any property which the broker may have good cause to believe has been lost or stolen, together with the name of the owner, if known, and the date when received, and the name of the person from whom the same was received by the broker; or

H. Removes or allows to be removed from the pawnbroker’s or secondhand dealer’s place of business, except upon redemption by the owner thereof, any property received within five years after receipt thereof has been reported to the chief of police; or

I. Receives any property from any person which the pawnbroker or secondhand dealer has good cause to believe is lost or stolen; or

J. Violates any provision of this chapter by an act of either omission or commission. (Ord. 1184 § 3, 1985; Ord. 744 § 11, 1974).