Wolverine Shooting Sports InicWarning letter
This gun dealer 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.
ATF data indicates that this license is no longer active.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 67 hours conducting this inspection. 110 days passed between the assignment and the final review. The licensee received a final outcome of warning letter.
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Please conduct a Disposition Emphasis compliance inspection, to include a complete inventory and review of all ATF Forms 4473 available for the inspection period. Verify ownership, responsible persons status, and contact information. Document each finding, and enter all required information into N-SPECT . See also Ul#774030-2016-0180. This assignment is issued in keeping with the FY2017 Domain Assessment as a "high risk" inspection based upon information received from Federal, State or local sources.
An unannounced compliance inspection was conducted on December 19 and 20, 2016 at the licensed premises of Wolverine Shooting Sports Inc. FFL . IOIS redacted, IOS redacted, IOI redacted, and IA redacted, was present conducted the inspection with Jose Manuel Guzman, Employee and Gary Taepke, President. The inspection covered the period from December 19, 2015 through December 19, 2016 six violations were cited. This inspection is assigned pursuant to the FY2016 Domain Assessment in relation to the FFL. IOIS redacted discovered that the licensee failed to identify the purchaser by not completing Section B Item 20a on the Firearm Transaction Record, ATF Form 4473 (ATF Forms 4473).
This inspection involved a firearms inventory of 149 firearms and the examination of over 1200 Forms 4473 ; for the past twelve months the licensee acquired and disposed of approximately 1300 firearms. This inspection resulted in six violations. Notably, the licensee was cited for 478.102(d)(1)(i), failing to conduct a NICS check where either the CPL accepted was expired or issued but not yet within the valid dates for use. Generally, the licensee was responsive and proactive in addressing the violations. The licensee did demonstrate consternation at the findings, in the sense that he hoped to remain clean of violations as was the case in 2013. He communicated finding with staff, and established a regular Form review. In this instance, a Warning Letter with a Recall Inspection is recommended in lieu of any Warning Conference.
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||478.21(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)(i)||Failure to obtain identification from a transferee or document it on Form 4473. 🔗|
|4||478.124(c)(5)||Failure of the licensee to sign or date a Form 4473. 🔗|
|5||478.102(d)(1)(i)||Accepting an invalid permit or license in lieu of a background check. 🔗|
|6||478.99(c)||Sale or transfer of a firearm to a prohibited person. 🔗|
Source: Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives. About the data »