A matter of personal safety: Sales of Tasers, pepper spray, handguns on the rise in Dickinson, western ND
Local merchants say sales of self defense products have doubled or tripled recently, and it's becoming increasingly difficult to keep enough in stock.
"My pepper spray, my stun guns, my handguns -- I can't keep them on the shelves," said Raymond Gentry, manager of Dakota Loan and Pawn. "A year ago, where a handgun might stay in my case for two months, now I'm lucky to keep that gun in the case 48 hours."
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