JC'S Guns And Tackle Shop Of Huntsville, IncRevocation/denial of renewal
This gun pawnbroker was cited for 13 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ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.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||Pawnbroker 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 901 hours conducting this inspection. 469 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of revocation/denial of renewal.
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Please conduct a Disposition Emphasis (DE) RECALL firearm compliance investigation. this inspection requires 100% inventory reconciliation and 100% review of the ATF F 4473s for the previous 12 months. Please pay special attention to areas previously cited for violations.
During the investigation the below listed violations of the GCA were discovered: 28 CFR 25.6(a) 27 CFR 478.21(a) 27 CFR 478.99(c) 27 CFR 478.102(a) 27 CFR 478.124(a) 27 CFR 478.124(c)(1)- Repeat violation cited on June 26, 2013 27 CFR 478.124(c)(3)(i) - Repeat violation cited on June 26, 2013 27 CFR 478.124(c)(3)(iv) - Repeat violation cited on June 26, 2013 27 CFR 478.124(c)(4) - Repeat violation cited on June 26, 2013 27 CFR 478.124(c)(5) 27 CFR 478.125(e) - Repeat violation cited on June 26, 2013 27 CFR 478.126a- Repeat violation cited on June 26, 2013 27 CFR 478.128(c) Under 27 CFR 128 (c) the licensee made three straw purchases and one attempted straw purchase, specifically to: redacted: On November 18, 2014, redacted initiated an ATF Form 4473 to purchase a Phoenix Arms pistol, model HP22, caliber 22, serial redacted and was delayed by NICS . On the same day redacted of the same address purchased the same gun by completing an ATF Form 4473 stating she is the actual buyer and effecting a straw purchase. Employee redacted said, she witnessed former employee redacted make the sale. The NICS Center reported the background check on redacted were conducted at 1:34 PM and between 1:35 PM and 1:43 PM, respectively (Exhibit - 13). redacted: redacted initiated an ATF Form 4473 on December 13, 2014 to purchase redacted Jiminez pistols, model JA380, cal ber 380, serial #redacted and was delayed by NICS. On the same day redacted of the same address as redacted purchased the same guns by completing an ATF Form 4473 stating she is the actual buyer and effecting a straw purchase. Employee redacted admitted to the sale. The NICS Center reported the background checks on redacted were conducted between 12:35 PM and 12:37 PM and 12:41 PM and 12:42 PM, respectively (Exh bit - 13)) redacted: On April 2, 2014, redacted initiated an ATF Form 4473 to purchase a S & W revolver, model 36-6, caliber 38, serial redacted and was delayed by NICS. On the same day redacted, of the same address as redacted business, purchased the same gun by completing an ATF Form 4473 stating she is the actual buyer and effecting a straw purchase. Employee redacted admitted to the sale, verifying each initiated form by signing them as the sales person. The background check on redacted was conducted between 1:38 PM and 1:45 PM. Employee redacted conducted the background check on redacted between 1:49 PM and 1:53 PM (Exhibit - 13) redacted: redacted,redacted initiated an ATF Form 4473 on February 7, 2015 to purchase an ATI rifle, model 522, caliber 22, serial redacted and was delayed by NICS. The background check was initiated between 12:40 PM and 12:42 PM. redacted, redacted, was allowed to initiate an ATF Form 4473 the same day to purchase the same gun and stating he was the actual buyer after employee redacted witnessed the transaction and heard redacted say he would buy the gun for his son, attempting to effect a straw purchase. A background check on redacted, conducted at 12:53 PM, resulted in him being denied. The gun was sold to redacted by employee redacted on February 12, 2015 after a three (3) day delay. Employee redacted admitted to witnessing the transaction and hearing the above statement by redacted (Exhibit - 13) Under 27 CFR 478.125(3) in redacted instances, licensee failed to record the Acquisition & Disposition Record, the name of the actual buyer of firearms and/or correct name, address or FFL Number of the transferor of firearms required. Specifically, information shows redacted HI Point firearms recorded in the record were acquired from Jiminez Arms. Jiminez Arms sells Jiminez Arms only. Additionally, in redacted instances, Licensee knowingly dispositioned firearms out of the A & D Record to individuals he knew were not the actual buyers of firearms. Because of these violations the Birmingham II FO is recommending Revocation of the license pending concurrence of the DIO .
The DIO has reviewed the report and supporting documentation for this case and he concurs with the recommendation of rovcation of the license held by JC's Gun & Tackle Shop. The licensee was cited for a total of thirteen violations, six of which are repeat violations. Some of the violations include: Three suspected straw purchases ; the failure to reporredacted multiple sales to involving redacted firearms; failing to conduct NICS checks prior to the transfer of a firearm; misusing the NICS system by running background checks on employees; adding firearms to previously completed ATF F's 4473 ; and, the failure to be able to resolve redacted traces from May 2012 thru May 2015. JC's Gun & Tackle Shop was sent a final notice of revocation on November 22, 2016. The licensee failed to appeal this case and on December 12, 2016, the owner of JC's turned all of his firearms records over to ATF. All firearms that were not sold have been properly logged out to Mr. Vaughn. All firearms records have been maile to the OOB Records Center as of December 15, 2016. This case has been resolved with a revocation of the license held by JC's Gun & Tackle Shop.
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 13 violations.
|1||478.99(c)||Sale or transfer of a firearm to a prohibited person. 🔗|
|2||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|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||478.124(c)(1)||Failure to obtain a Form 4473 showing the transferee's name, sex, address, date and place of birth, and other required information. 🔗|
|7||478.124(c)(4)||Failure to record on Form 4473 the manufacturer, importer, type, model, caliber or gauge, and serial number of the firearm being transferred. 🔗|
|8||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|9||478.128(c)||False statement or representation by a licensee regarding any information or records required by the Gun Control Act. This carries a maximum penalty of a $1,000 fine and/or one year imprisonment. 🔗|
|10||478.124(a)||Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗|
|11||28 CFR 25.6(a)||Initiating a NICS background check for a purpose other than a proposed firearm transfer. 🔗|
|12||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|13||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »