Mark D. SchetterWarning letter
This gun dealer 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.
|Type||Dealer in firearms|
|Expiry||Dec 1, 2023|
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 18.25 hours conducting this inspection. 28 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Conduct Firearms Disposition Emphasis Inspection. Refer to IOI Manual, Chapter C - Firearms Inspections and FY 17 Domain Assessment. Conduct 100% inventory and ATF Form 4473 review unless authorized in advanced by Area Supervisor and DIO .
IOI redacted conducted a compliance inspection beginning January 26, 2017. One ATF Form 4473 was reviewed and 22 firearms were inventoried. The licensee was cited for violations of 27 CFR 478.102(a), and 478.124(a). IOI redacted is submitting an alternate recommendation . See narrative for more details.
Agree with IOIs recommendation of alternate from WC to Warning Letter and No Recall based on following: A Warning Conference would be warranted due to the fact that redacted transfers during the inspection period, the licensee failed to execute a Form 4473 , and failed to conduct a NICS check on a customer who was not prohibited. The violation stems from the transfer of a revolver on redacted. While reviewing the A&D record, IOI redacted noted that there were redacted dispositions made to non-licensees during the inspection period, but only redacted 4473 on file. When questioned about the un-executed Form 4473, Mr. Schetter told IOI redacted that he did not complete a Form 4473 or conduct a NICS check on redacted because the revolver was a retirement gift to redacted. Mr. Schetter told IOI redacted that he was under the impression that if he "gifted" a firearm to a person whom he knew, that he was not required to execute a Form 4473 or conduct a NICS check. The following was taken into consideration when making this recommendation: •The one Form 4473 on file from the inspection period was filled out properly with no errors or discrepancies noted indicating that Mr. Schetter is aware of how to properly fill out the Form 4473 and conduct NICS checks. •There were 22 firearms in inventory with no discrepancies noted in the A&D record. •The licensee has no firearms trace history. •The firearm that was transferred to Mr redacted was logged into, and out of Mr Schetter’s A&D record •NCIC/NLETS/N-FORCE queries were conducted on Mr. redacted with no hits resulting. •IOI redacted does not feel that this was a willful violation by Mr. Schetter, but rather genuine confusion in regards to the licensee’s responsibilities to execute a Form 4473 and conduct a NICS check when transferring a firearm to a non-licensee as a gift from the licensee's business inventory. •Mr. Schetter's inspection history consists of a compliance inspection in 2007 resulting in no violations, and an untimely renewal qualification inspection in 2011 resulting in approval of the application. •I0I redacted conducted a thorough review with Mr Schetter in regards to proper transfer procedures, concentrating on scenarios in which a NICS check and a Form 4473 must be completed.
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.
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »