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By Erin Tierney
The Chronicle 

Keeping track - New ordinance would help with police tracking


January 30, 2020

CRESWELL — Creswell City Council is considering an ordinance that would require businesses to record the resale of certain used merchandise to make it easier for police to track stolen goods.

Lane County Sheriff’s Sergeant Scott Denham said this ordinance would put Creswell in line with the rest of the county, which largely operates on similar ordinances. Veneta recently passed a similar ordinance.

“We’ve been able to track a lot of stolen property through this system,” he said at Monday’s work session. “This new system is more of a national broadcast” and is used in other s...

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