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Myrtle Beach pawn shop owner arrested for receiving, selling stolen goods

Crime scene tape is up outside Steve's Pawn Shop. (Source: Lisa Gresci) Crime scene tape is up outside Steve's Pawn Shop. (Source: Lisa Gresci)
Steve Wiggins. (Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department) Steve Wiggins. (Source: Myrtle Beach Police Department)

MYRTLE BEACH, SC (WMBF) – The owner of a Myrtle Beach pawn shop has been arrested after an investigation into allegations that the shop was receiving and selling stolen merchandise, according to Myrtle Beach Police.

In 2015, the police department received information that Steve’s Pawn Shop, located at 1007 Broadway Street, was receiving and selling stolen items, a news release from MBPD states. Detectives opened an investigation, and on Wednesday, a search warrant was obtained.

As a result of the investigation, Steve Wiggins, the owner of the pawn shop, was arrested and charged with receiving stolen goods over $10,000, the release states. The investigation is ongoing and more arrests are possible.

The Myrtle Beach Police Department thanked asset protection investigators from TJ Maxx, Marshalls, Home Goods, Home Depot, Publix and CVS for their participation in the investigation.

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