Buying Christmas Gifts from Individuals Could Equal an Arrest in Some Cases

Dec 14, 2020 at 06:15 am by WGNS

During the Christmas Season, you may hear about more crime in Rutherford County and throughout the nation. Typically, the crime increases as criminals know they have a better chance of pawning goods to citizens looking for deals on gifts.

However, if you purchase stolen goods and police track the goods to you – it could land you in hot water and your purchase locked in an evidence room. Murfreesboro Police Sgt. James Abbott told WGNS…


All said, be careful who you buy Christmas gifts from because your savings could equal court costs and even jail time. 


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