Author: Decatur Jewelry & Pawn

Can I pawn my firearm?  

Can I get my gun back if I pawn it?  Are the steps the same in getting my gun back as it is with a non-firearm pawn?  These are just a few of the questions I get from customers when they’re considering pawning a firearm.  I’ll try to clear up any questions you may have. First, let’s describe what a “pawn” is.  In general, a pawn is a transaction between you and the pawnbroker where you use a physical piece of property as “collateral” in order to secure a “cash loan” from a pawnbroker.  You offer to the pawnbroker...

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DPD, Decatur Jewelry and Pawn to hand out gun safety locks

DECATUR, Ill. (WAND) – The Decatur Police Department and Decatur Jewelry and Pawn are teaming up to keep guns safely locked. On Oct. 12 DPD and Decatur Jewelry and Pawn will pass out gun safety locks from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. for free. The will be available until supplies last. According to Illinois law it is illegal to store or leave your weapon in the premise of a minor under the age of 14 who does not have FOID card unless it is secured by a device mechanism that renders the firearm temporarily inoperable. If you have any...

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