Walters ArmsWarning letter
This gun manufacturer was cited for 6 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.
|Type||Manufacturer of firearms|
|Expiry||Nov 1, 2021|
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 137.5 hours conducting this inspection. 150 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Conduct Full Manuf. Compliance Inspection after 03/01/2016 and have it closed by end of FY 2016. A CE assist was conducted in Aug/Sept. 2015 as a result of a burglary.
On January 12, 2016, Industry Operations Investigators (lOIs) redacted, redacted, and Senior Investigator (SI) redacted conducted an unannounced Compliance Inspection of Bruce Walters d/b/a Walters Arms (Walters). Owner and Responsible Person Bruce Walters was identified and interviewed and an on-site Compliance Inspection was initiated. The on-site inspection was conducted January 12, 2016 and January 13, 2016. The inspection period was January 12, 2015 through January 12, 2016. A closing conference was held on February 17, 2016, at which time ATF Form 5030.5, Report of Violations ( ROV ), was issued. A warning letter with no recall inspection is recommended. One (1) referral was generated as a result of this inspection
Pll email forwarded on 03/07/2016 On-site inspection conducted January 12, 2016 and January 13, 2016. ATF Form 5030.5, Report of Violations ( ROV ), was issued for 6 violations. A warning letter with no recall inspection is recommended. One (1) referral was generated as a result of this inspection. Email redacted; redacted
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 6 violations.
|1||478.125(e)||Failure by a dealer to properly maintain a record of the receipt and disposition of firearms. 🔗|
|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||478.102(a)||Failure to conduct or complete a NICS check before transferring a firearm. 🔗|
|4||478.21(a)||Failure to provide all of the information called for in required forms. 🔗|
|5||478.124(c)(3)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|6||478.124(c)(3)(iv)||Failure to record the date NICS was contacted and the NICS response on Form 4473. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »