Patterson, Michael C.
Top GunsWarning conference Revocation warranted
This gun dealer was cited for 7 violations. The inspection resulted in a warning conference.
A warning conference is held when a licensee has significant or repeat violations. During the conference, an area supervisor offers the licensee specific guidance on how to achieve compliance.
The licensee was found eligible for revocation. The majority of licensees whose violations merit revocation under ATF guidelines ultimately receive a lesser penalty from an ATF director of industry operations.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.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 70 hours conducting this inspection. 104 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning conference.
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start recall inspection after 12/01/2016.
A full compliance inspection of the licensee was initiated on 2/16/2017 and concluded on 2/23/2017. Michael Patterson was interviewed. Seven violations found. All seven violations are repeat violations. The ATF Form 5030.5, Report of Violations, and the Acknowledgement of Federal Firearms Regulations were reviewed, signed, and attached. Revocation is being recommended due to a repeat violation for not conducting a NICS check or obtaining an alternative permit. During this inspection the licensee failed to conduct a NICS check or obtain an alternative permit on redacted transfers. During the previous inspection the licensee failed to conduct a NICS check or obtain an alternative permit on redacted occasion.
This recall inspection resulted in seven violations and a recommendation of revocation due to repeat violations of not conducting a NICS check prior to transferring a firearm. Specifically, in redacted instances the FFL failed to conduct a NICS check or obtain a qualifying state permit (CCDW) prior transferring a firearm. This is a repeat violation from the previous inspection for which a DIO led warning conference-in lieu of revocation was held on 11/30/2015. Reference Ul 775045-2012-0144. WC held on 5/15/2017, follow-up letter mailed on 5/26/2017. Pll sent 5/31/2017.
The licensee has been licensed since 1989. In 2011, the licensee received a warning letter. In 2015, the licensee received DIO Warning Conference . The current inspection yielded seven violations, all of which are repeats from the previous inspection. In addition to other violations, the licensee failed to conduct a NICS check on redacted occasions. On redacted forms, the licensee did not conduct a NICS check or record any information in section B of the ATF Forms 4473 . All three customers possess a valid KY CDWL. Additionally, IOIs conducted a background check without uncovering any prohibiting information. This is a repeat violation from 2015. Lead IOI and Area Supervisor recommend revocation. Counsel and DAD -IO noted litigation risk. DIO WC ILO Revocation
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||478.21(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||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|7||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 »