05/15/2015 11:50 EDT | Updated 05/15/2016 05:59 EDT

Calgary jewelry store owner charged with selling, possessing stolen goods

CALGARY - A Calgary jewelry store owner has been accused of selling stolen property.

Police say they got information that items stolen from homes in Cochrane, Alta., were at a jewelry store in Calgary.

The stolen coins, jewelry and other items are valued at about $20,000.

Trung Van Nguyen, who is 57, of Calgary, is charged with trafficking and possession of stolen property.

Police remind business owners that when purchasing second-hand property, they are required to keep specific records, including personal information of who sold them the property.