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Pawn shop owner gets jail

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The former owner of River Falls Pawn and Jewelry on Main Street was sentenced to 90 days in jail and three years on probation for receiving stolen property.


Peter K. McCarty, 55, pled guilty Monday in Pierce County Court to one felony count and three misdemeanor counts of receiving stolen property. As part of his probation, McCarty must pay court costs and restitution, at an amount to be determined, within a year.

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Jason Schulte
Jason Schulte is a reporter for the New Richmond News since February 2015. Prior to that he spent eight years at the Pierce County Herald in Ellsworth. His duties with the News will include covering news out of Hammond and Roberts along with action from St. Croix County court system. He lives in Roberts with his wife and two daughters. 
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