High Desert Tactical LLCRevocation/denial of renewal
This gun dealer was cited for 9 violations. The inspection resulted in revocation/denial of renewal.
A final disposition of revocation/denial of renewal means that ATF officials concluded the dealer must lose its license. This requires a determination that the licensee wilfully violated regulations or is otherwise ineligible to remain in business. The licensee will either have their license revoked after a specified period of time, or be unable to renew their license once it expires.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.
|Type||Dealer in firearms|
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 193.5 hours conducting this inspection. 222 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of revocation/denial of renewal.
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CONDUCT A FULL COMPLIANCE INSPECTION. FFL POSSIBLY CONDUCTING FIREARMS TRANSFERS AWAY FROM LICENSED PREMISE. FFL INVOLVED IN THEFT THAT OCCURRED AWAY FROM LICENSED PREMISE AND PROVIDED CONFLICTED STATEMENTS TO ABQ S/A AND TRACING CENTER.
During the current compliance inspection, the licensee failed to record the required acquistion and disposition information into the A/D Record in redacted instances. The licensee provided a written statement in which he admits to not recording any dispositions from February 2014 to September 2014. Additionally, the licensee was cited for conducting redacted firearm transactions away from the licensed premise location and stated that he did so knowing that he was not permitted to do so, providing a written statement to that affect. During the last instance in which he attempted to conduct a firearm transfer in the parking lot of a local eatery, the "purchaser" stole his vehicle and the eight firearms in the vehicle at gunpoint. Additionally, the licensee failed to report redacted multiple hand guns sales redacted multiple long gun sales. Of the nine violations cited, 5 were repeat violations from the 2013 compliance inspection. The 2013 inspection resulted in ROV , no Recall . The license was issued in September 2013. For the inspection period, there were redacted firearms in inventory, redacted acquisitions, redacted dispositions and redacted forms reviewed. There were redacted successful traces to the licensee.
I concur with the Investigator and Area Supervisor's recommendation of Revocation. During the current compliance inspection, the licensee failed to record the required acquisition and disposition information into the A/D Record in redacted instances. Specifically, the licensee failed to record the disposition of 434 firearms, failed to record the acquisition of one firearm, failed to record both the acquisition and disposition of two firearms, and failed to correctly record the acquisition of four firearms. The licensee provided a written statement in which he admits to not recording any dispositions from February 2014 to September 2014. Additionally, the licensee was cited for conducting five firearm transactions away from the licensed premise. Again the licensee provided a written statement affirming that he conducted the "off-site" sales and knew it was prohibited. Lastly, the licensee failed to report 21 multiople handgun sales involving 52 handguns and two multiple long gun sales. Of the nine violations cited, five were repeat violations from the September 2013 compliance inspection. The 2013 inspection resulted in ROV only. On May 25, 2016, the Final Notice of Revocation (NOR), with an effective date of May 25, 2016, was delivered in-person to the licensee. Responsible Person Scott Harrop accepted and signed the Final NOR. The licensee had 98 firearms in inventory and elected to transfer all of them to his personal collection. The licensee was advised of selling firearms without a license and was provided the Important Notice-Selling Firearms AFTER Revocation, Expiration, or Surrender of an FFL . All required records were obtained and will be sent to the Out-of-Business Records Center. The Federal Firearms License held by High Desert Tactical LLC is considered revoked and the inspection closed.
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 9 violations.
|1||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|2||478.124(c)(1)||Failure to obtain a Form 4473 showing the transferee's name, sex, address, date and place of birth, and other required information. 🔗|
|3||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|4||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|5||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|6||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|7||18 USC 923(g)(5)(A)||Failure to submit record information required by the Attorney General. (This citation is often used to enforce the requirement for licensees in Southwest border states to report multiple sales of semi-automatic rifles.) 🔗|
|8||478.50||Conducting business at a location away from the licensed premises. 🔗|
|9||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »