Arcade AntiquesRevocation/denial of renewal
This gun dealer was cited for 23 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ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.
|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 807 hours conducting this inspection. 502 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of revocation/denial of renewal.
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Conduct Firearms Disposition Emphasis Inspection. Refer to IOI Manual, Chapter C - Firearms Inspections and FY 16 Domain Assessment. Conduct 100% inventory and ATF Form 4473 review unless authorized in advanced by Area Supervisor and DIO .
Recommend Revocation of license and non renewal of application. On November 6, 2015, IO redacted received a phone call from redacted Law Enforcement Discount" from FFL Russ WHITLEY, dba Arcade Antiques. redacted WHITLEY redacted. He eluded that there were larger problems with the FFL. IOI redacted had received two previous complaints regarding FFL WHITLEY which he referred to the local Police Department. Based on the number and nature of the complaints, a DE inspection was initiated on November 12, 2015. Conduct of the physical inventory to the A&D record disclosed that FFL WHITLEY is missing approximately redacted firearms. IOIs redacted and redacted were able to reconcile dispositions for an additional redacted firearms during the inspection. A Theft/Loss Report for the missing firearms was submitted. redacted The inspection revealed that FFL Whitley failed to conduct background checks, complete ATF Forms 4473 , and has falsified records. Referral 2016-0016 resulted in an ATF Criminal investigation of licensee (773010-16-0042). On 2/24/2016, a search warrant was excuted at FFL's residence and business premises. UPDATE: On 6/7/2017, IOIs redacted made site visit to Mr. Whitley. Records were retrieved, and brought back to Cincinnati Office for reconciliation. FFL is OOB effective 6/8/2017.
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 23 violations.
|1||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|2||478.39a||Failure to appropriately report the theft or loss of a firearm from a licensee's inventory. 🔗|
|3||478.50(a)||Failure to obtain separate licenses for multiple business locations. 🔗|
|4||478.94||Improperly selling firearms to another licensee. 🔗|
|5||478.99(a)||Sale or delivery of a firearm other than a long gun to an out-of-state resident. 🔗|
|6||478.99(c)||Sale or transfer of a firearm to a prohibited person. 🔗|
|7||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|8||478.121(a)||Failure to maintain records at the licensed premises and for the required length of time. 🔗|
|9||478.121(b)||Failure to make required records available to ATF officers for examination or inspection. 🔗|
|10||478.121(c)||Knowingly making false entries in the acquisition and disposition record. 🔗|
|11||478.124(a)||Failure to record the transfer of a firearm on a Form 4473. 🔗|
|12||478.124(b)||Failure to maintain ordered records of all Forms 4473. 🔗|
|13||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. 🔗|
|14||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|15||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|16||478.124(c)(4)||Failure to record on Form 4473 the manufacturer, importer, type, model, caliber or gauge, and serial number of the firearm being transferred. 🔗|
|17||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|18||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|19||478.125a||Failure to properly maintain a personal firearms collection. 🔗|
|20||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|21||478.128(c)||False statement or representation by a licensee regarding any information or records required by the Gun Control Act. This carries a maximum penalty of a $1,000 fine and/or one year imprisonment. 🔗|
|22||478.129(b)||Failure to retain Forms 4473 for the required duration of time. 🔗|
|23||479.31(a)||Failure of an importer, manufacturer, or dealer of NFA firearms to pay a special tax rate. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »