I am very sorry to hear this;
the police will not get involved during marital disputes as they will wait and allow the court to handle it as a civil matter.
A spouse has a fiduciary duty to one another, and by "wasting" either marital property, or the separate property of the other, that is a breach of that duty. The family law judge has jurisdiction over all marital property (and pending confirmation of the property to one spouse as separate property, also that separate property). The court can order the return of any wrongfully taken property, or they can order the other party to pay the replacement value of that property. It would be helpful in these type of situations to get a statement from the pawnshop owner stating who pawned the property (if they are willing- although that information can be subpoenaed when there is a pending court case). One may wish to purchase the property as evidence that it was pawned.
One can request a restraining order forbidding either party from removing any property until there is a neutral third party (ie a third party assented to by both parties, or the sheriff- they will do it if it is pursuant to a court order) and a court order that lists who is to take what property.
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