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Two arrested in Mitchell for peddling without license

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Mitchell police arrested two men Friday for operating without a sales tax license, which is a misdemeanor.

Gerald Kimes, 51, of Colorado Springs, Colo., and George Gladkoff, 50, of Escondido, Calif., were allegedly selling generators, air compressors and other items from a vehicle with Louisiana license plates Friday at the Cubby's Gas Station on South Burr Street.

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Detective Lt. Don Everson said they lost the luck of the draw when they tried to sell an item to a retired police officer. The retired officer reported the incident to the Mitchell Police Division, Everson said.

The misdemeanor charge carries up to a one-year county jail term, a $2,000 fine or both.

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