Lighthouse Gunsmiths LLC
Garys Guns And TackleWarning letter
This gun dealer was cited for 7 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.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.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 87 hours conducting this inspection. 38 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Received 12/2/14 from Ernie Litner: Attached is a log entry pertaining to Lighthouse Gunsmiths LLC in Fairfield, OH which indicates the transfer of a firearm prior to the 3 business day wait. The creation date for this NTN was 11/15 and the MDI Date would be 11/20. 4473 attached indicating transfer on 11/19. This NTN has been referred to CE as a retrieval. The NTN was not determined to be a denial until 12/01 so the early transfer did not cause the retrieval. See spreadsheets for info.
On October 13, 2015, Industry Operations Investigators ( IOI ) redacted conducted an unannounced Firearms Recall Compliance inspection at Lighthouse Gunsmiths, LLC. The inspection covered the period of 10/13/14 to 10/13/15. The inspection disclosed the following: Seven violations cited: Those violations included: 1) 27 CFR 478.124(c)(1), on redacted; 2) 27 CR 478.124(c)(3)(i), on redacted forms; 3) 27 CFR 478.124 (c)(3)(iii), on redacted forms; 4) 27 CFR 478.123 (c)(3)(iv), on redacted forms; 5) 27 CFR 478.124 (c)(5), on redacted form; 6) 27 CFR 478.99(c), on redacted form, and 7) 27 CFR 478.126a, on redacted forms. Further inspection disclosed 299 firearms on hand, 692 forms 4473 on file/reviewed, and 90 NTNs provided by FBI- NICS within the last 90 days. See narrative report.
Alternate recommendation from a Warning Conferece to Warning Letter and Recall for FY17. As a result of licensee’s improved business operations since his last inspection, and the fact that licensee was able to retrieve the NTNs from his spiral notebook, it is recommended that an Alternate Warning Letter be issued and a recall inspection conducted oppose to a Warning Conference being held.
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 7 violations.
|1||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. 🔗|
|2||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|3||478.124(c)(3)(iii)||Failure to obtain required documentation showing an exception to the prohibition on transfers to nonimmigrant aliens. 🔗|
|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||478.99(c)||Sale or transfer of a firearm to a prohibited person. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »