Spartan Firearms LLCWarning letter
This gun dealer was cited for 7 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.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.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 64 hours conducting this inspection. 105 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Perform a DE inspection. Determine compliance with Federal firearms laws and regulations. Verify compliance with applicable State, County and local laws, including compliance with zoning and license requirements. Verify identity of persons interviewed, country of birth on all RPs and review FLS report with licensee for completeness and accuracy. Complete 100% inventory of firearms. Obtain GPS coordinates for the licensed premises. For Importers, verify any approved Form 6’s with the A & D records.
On October 22, 2015, Investigator redacted completed a D/E firearms compliance inspection at the licensed business premise of Spartan Firearms LLC. Mr. Gary Robert Ahlers, Managing Member, was interviewed in regards to the company’s Type 01, Dealer of Firearms License. Investigator redacted cited seven (7) violations and recommended issuance of a Warning Letter. Alternate recommendation of Warning Letter is recommended as the licensee was unaware of the requirement to report multiple handgun sales. As a result, unreported multiple sales exceeded the Warning Conference threshold of redacted instances as per ATF O 5370.1 B. Licensee took immediate corrective action by reporting all multiple handgun sales during the inspection.
I concur with the alternate recommendation of a warning letter in lieu of a warning conference As a result of this inspection, the licensee was cited seven violations of the GCA . One violation rises to the level of a warning conference. As the violation of 478.126a warrants a warning conference for instances exceeding the limit of five, this alternate recommendation is being submitted for DIO review.
After reviewing this assignment, I concur with the alternate recommendation of Waring Letter. Please proceed with issuing the WL .
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)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
|4||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|5||478.126a||Failure to report the sale of two or more pistols or revolvers to an individual during five consecutive business days. 🔗|
|6||478.99(c)(9)||Sale or transfer of a firearm or ammunition to a person convicted of a misdemeanor crime of domestic violence. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »