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Deputies: Business owner arrested for buying stolen jewelry

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CLEVELAND COUNTY, NC (WBTV) -

A Shelby business owner was arrested Friday for buying stolen jewelry, according to a report from the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office.

On May 17, the Sheriff's Office executed a search warrant at A Perfect Find in Shelby after receiving information the business was buying jewelry that had been stolen from homes throughout the County.

Following the investigation, deputies said business owner Tiffini Hovis violated North Carolina Statutes 66-169 and 66-170, which govern the buying and selling of precious metals.

Hovis was arrested and charged with obstruction of justice, accessory after the fact, receiving stolen goods, and possession of stolen goods.

Anyone with information pertaining to this case is asked to call Detective Sergeant Mark Craig at (704) 476-3033.

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