Fenton Police have moved forward with the investigation into the complaints.
Chief Rick Aro said more than 100 complaints have been filed from people who say they are owed money or property from the consignment shop. He said detectives will soon be re-interviewing complainants that are owed the larger amounts of money or property. Aro said the largest cases are people who say they owed around $1,000.
Aro previously said police a chance to give back the items and money before the investigation continued, but said they are now moving forward with the investigation to see if owners and complainants reached any type of agreement.
“We are going to sit down with people and get both sides of the stories,” Aro said.
Hitz said Tuesday consignors need to make arrangements to pick up items the , or they will be donated charity. She said she won't be handing out checks, just consignor’s items.
The closed its doors in March. The disputes have surfaced because consignment shop owners and consignors, who bring in items they want to sell, usually split the proceeds from their item sales 50/50 with the store.
“There is nothing more I can do than give things back,” Hitz has said.