Queen, Ricky S.

Maras Guns And Ammo

Warning letter

This gun dealer was cited for 1 violation. 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.


14 Range Dr
Cherokee, NC 28719
Swain County


Number 1-56-173-01-7D-03913
Type Dealer in firearms
Expiry Apr 1, 2023

Inspection Timeline

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 72 hours conducting this inspection. 93 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.

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Oct 19, 2016
Inspection assigned


Dec 22, 2016
Officer's recommendation Submitted by Industry Operations Investigator
Warning letter
Dec 22, 2016
Review Signed by Area Supervisor
Warning letter

Concur with IOI redacted alternate recommendation of Viols , WL and No Recall Investigation

Jan 20, 2017
Final review Signed by SBALBRO – Director, Industry Operations
Warning letter

Concur with the area supervisor's recommendation for a warning letter.

Jan 20, 2017
Warning letter sent


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 1 violation.

1 478.125(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 »