[HISTORY: Adopted by the Fiscal Court of Henderson County 12-22-1980 by Ord. No. 30 (Ch. 112 of the 1993 Code). Amendments noted where applicable.]
Pawnbrokers — See Ch. 186.
It shall be the duty of all persons dealing in the purchase, sale or exchange of secondhand or antique jewelry, coins, watches, diamonds or other precious stones, cutlery, old gold, silver, platinum, or other precious metals to keep a daily register on a form provided by the Henderson Police Department and/or the Henderson County Sheriff, of every article received by them in the course of their business and the persons from whom such articles were acquired. The register shall contain the purchaser's name and residence address as well as a detailed description of each article, including any identification numbers and the manufacturer's name, as well as the name, age, sex, race, address, driver's license number, general description of the individual or individuals selling or exchanging the articles, and their signatures.
All persons engaged in business as described in Subsection A above shall furnish to the Chief of Police of the City of Henderson and the Sheriff of Henderson County each day at their offices by 11:00 a.m., a copy of the register for all transactions which took place during the preceding day. Saturday sales shall be furnished by 11:00 a.m. on the following Monday.
All persons engaged in business as described in § 191-1A above shall retain in Henderson County each and every article received by them in the same state or condition in which it was received, and all articles received during any other day's transaction shall be kept separately and shall not be commingled with articles received during any other day's transactions. Furthermore, all articles shall be made available for examination to members of the Police Department, Sheriff's Department, state police, or other law enforcement official for a period of five consecutive days after their receipt, before such articles are resold or exchanged, unless written permission is obtained from the Chief of Police of the City of Henderson and the Sheriff of Henderson County.
No person engaged in business as described in § 191-1A above shall purchase or exchange secondhand or antique jewelry, coins, watches, diamonds or other precious stones, cutlery, or old gold, silver, platinum or other precious metals, or any other secondhand manufactured articles composed wholly or in part of gold, silver, platinum or other precious metals from any person less than 18 years of age.