Dunn, Casey WilliamWarning letter
This gun manufacturer was cited for 4 violations. The inspection resulted in a warning letter.
A warning letter is the least severe action the ATF can take against a licensee with compliance issues. The letter advises the licensee to comply with regulations.
|Type||Manufacturer of firearms|
|Expiry||May 1, 2022|
Compliance inspections are conducted by one or more ATF officers. After the lead investigator submits a recommendation, one or more ATF supervisors will review the inspection and either concur with or adjust the recommendation.
This page contains information about a single inspection conducted between 2015 and 2017. The ATF may have inspected this licensee before and/or after the inspection detailed here.
Officers spent a total of 62 hours conducting this inspection. 248 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Please conduct a Disposition Emphasis compliance inspection, to include a complete inventory and review of all ATF Forms 4473 available for the inspection period. Verify ownership, responsible persons status, and contact information. Document each finding, and enter all required information into N-SPECT .
On April 12, 2017, Senior Industry Operations Investigator (SI)redacted initiated compliance inspection of the type 07 Federal Firearms License ( FFL ) held by Casey William Dunn. Advance notice of this inspection was given on March 29, 2017 because the licensee only had weekend business hours listed. Owner/ RP Casey Dunnredacted was present and interviewed during the inspection and closing conference. Field work concluded and a closing conference was held on June 5, 2017. Casey Dunn owns and operates this type 07 manufacturer of firearms FFL, which was issued on April 2, 2013. The license is operated from a residential premises owned by Mr. Dunn in rural Nicholasville, KY. He has never used this license to manufacture any firearms and is primarily engaged in the business selling firearms to friends and family and facilitating incoming internet transfers to the general public. In the 12 months preceding the inspection, the licensee acquired roughly redacted firearms and disposed of approximately redacted firearms. SI redacted a verified that there were 85 ATF Forms 4473 on file for the last 12 months. SI redacted also conducted a full inventory reconciliation and found that there were 17 firearms in inventory at the time of inspection and 17 open dispositions in the Acquisition and Disposition ( A&D ) record. No discrepancies were identified and a theft/loss report did not need to be filed as a result of this inspection or during this inspection period. SI redacted issued ATF Form 5030.5, Report of Violations, for four violations: 1) 27 CFR 478.102(a)(1)- The licensee failed to conduct a NICS check prior to the transfer of a firearm to an unlicensed individual on one occasion to a person who was not prohibited. NICS check was conducted 21 days after the transaction and a “proceed” response was given. 2) 27 CFR 478.124(c)(3)(iv) - Failure to document the correct date on which the licensee contacted NICS on redacted occasion. 3) 27 CFR 478.100(a)(1)- Failure to comply with the requirements regarding conduct of business away from the licensed business premises by transferring a firearm to an unlicensed individual from a location other than his business premises or a gun show or event as defined in the regulation. 4) 27 CFR 478.124(c)(3)(i) - Failure to verify the identity of the transferee by examining the identification document presented and noting on the ATF Form 4473 the type of ID used on redacted occasion. Two referrals were generated as a result of these inspection findings. Refer to section 10 of this narrative report for referral details. Violation number 3 above could rise to the level of warning conference, however SI redacted recommends a warning letter instead for the following reasons: The FFL took responsibility for the violation and is easily able to ensure compliance with the regulation in the future by only conducting business from his licensed premises. Mr. Dunn stated that he did not understand that all aspects of the transaction had to occur from his premises and will ensure that he only transfers firearms from his licensed business premises from this point forward. This violation did not pose a threat to public safety or contribute to criminal activity or violent crime. The A&D record and ATF Form 4473 were properly completed and this violation did not negatively impact the traceability of the firearm transferred. This violation did not involve the transfer of a firearm to a prohibited person. recommends violations, warning letter only and recall inspection . SI redacted recommends violations, warning letter only and recall inspection.
Inspection resulted in four violations, one of which rose to WC level. Alternate recommendation of WL and Recall Inspection was made and concurred with. Pll sent to DIO recommend approval of Alternate Recommendation on 6/9/17.
The license was issued 2013 after a qualification inspection in February 2013. The current inspection yielded the licensee failing to comply with the requirements regarding conduct of business away from the licensed business premises by transferring a firearm to an unlicensed individual from a location other than his business premises or a gun show or event as defined in the regulation. In response, the license stated he was unaware of the requirement. The licensee took respons bility for the violation and will only conduct business from his licensed location in the future. The A&D record and ATF Form 4473 were properly completed and this violation did not negatively affect the traceability of the firearm transferred. Additionally, the licensee failed to conduct a NICS check prior to the transfer of a firearm to an unlicensed individual on one occasion to a person who was not prohibited. NICS check was conducted 21 days after the transaction and a “proceed” response was given. The licensee failed to document the correct date on which the licensee contacted NICS on redacted occasion and failed to verify the identity of the transferee by examining the identification document presented and noting on the ATF Form 4473 the type of ID used on redacted occasion. The lead IOI and Area Supervisor recommend a Warning Letter and a recall inspection . DIO concurs.
If an inspection uncovers regulatory violations, the licensee receives a report outlining these violations. This section lists the violations found in the inspection, as well as a general description of each offense. More details on the nature of the licensee's specific violations may be found in the report PDF.
This licensee was cited for 4 violations.
|1||478.102(a)(1)||Failure to contact NICS before completing a firearm transfer. 🔗|
|2||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|3||478.100(a)(1)||Conducting business away from the licensed premises. 🔗|
|4||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »