Ridge, Jerry Ridge, Brenda

Valley Pawn Brokers

Revocation/denial of renewal

This gun pawnbroker was cited for 2 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ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.


13401 Hwy 28
Whitwell, TN 37357
Marion County


Number 1-62-115-02-7E-38850
Type Pawnbroker in firearms
Expiry License inactive

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 216.5 hours conducting this inspection. 139 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of revocation/denial of renewal.

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Oct 20, 2015
Inspection assigned

Assist CE - Referral: Contact redacted with any questions. Written Referral attached to Source Documents. No Referral # assigned.

Officer's recommendation
Dec 3, 2015
Review Signed by Industry Operations Investigator
Revocation/denial of renewal
Jan 29, 2016
Review Signed by Area Supervisor
Revocation/denial of renewal
Mar 7, 2016
Final review Signed by KLBOYDSTON – Director, Industry Operations
Revocation/denial of renewal
Feb 9, 2017
Revocation effective


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.

1 478.99(c) Sale or transfer of a firearm to a prohibited person. 🔗
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. 🔗

Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »