First Cash, Ltd.

First Cash Pawn

Warning letter

This gun pawnbroker was cited for 2 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.


5205 S Padre Island Hwy
Brownsville, TX 78521
Cameron County


Number 5-74-061-02-9G-06511
Type Pawnbroker in firearms
Expiry Jul 1, 2022

Inspection Timeline

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 50 hours conducting this inspection. 33 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.

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May 18, 2017
Inspection assigned
Jun 19, 2017
Officer's recommendation Submitted by Industry Operations Investigator
Warning letter
Jun 14, 2017
Review Signed by Area Supervisor
Warning letter

Concur with IOI recommendation, this was the licensee’s first such violation, and the licensee has acknowledged the mistake and expressed an interest in complying with the regulations.

Jun 20, 2017
Final review Signed by TLCARTER – Director, Industry Operations
Warning letter
Jun 22, 2017
Warning letter sent


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 2 violations.

1 478.124(a) Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗
2 478.129(b) Failure to retain Forms 4473 for the required duration of time. 🔗

Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »