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Illegal-Gun Sting Backfires

The anti-gunners have long held on to their conviction that it’s so easy to buy guns illegally online. Well, guess what? Federal investigators who participated in a 28-month effort to try to prove that went 0-for-72.

We won’t’ hold our breath waiting for the triumvirate of Democrats—Rep. Elijah Cummings, D-Md., and Sens. Brian Schatz, […]

Gun Purchases Continue to Soar

Maybe Americans aren’t taking to Hillary Clinton’s sour attitude toward guns. Maybe they’re arming themselves out of concern about terrorists and criminals of a more conventional stripe. And maybe they’re showing what they think of members of Congress who use terrorists’ crimes as the excuse to push for more gun control.

One way or […]

Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Firearms Laws

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office

District of New Mexico

For Immediate Release

Thursday, August 13, 2015 Damon P. Martinez

, United States Attorney

Contact: Elizabeth Martinez 505-224-1469 www.justice.gov/usao-nm Albuquerque Man Pleads Guilty to Violating Federal Firearms Laws ALBUQUERQUE – Joseph Wallace Apodaca, 39, of Albuquerque, N.M., pleaded guilty today in federal court to […]

Michael Scott Ponce Charged with Violating Federal Firearms Laws

Department of Justice U.S. Attorney’s Office

District of New Mexico Tuesday, July 14, 2015 Damon P. Martinez, United States Attorney Contact: Elizabeth Martinez 505-224-1469 www.justice.gov/usao-nm Michael Scott Ponce Charged with Violating Federal Firearms Laws Ponce Prosecuted Pursuant to Federal “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative

ALBUQUERQUE – Michael Scott Ponce, 38, of Albuquerque, N.M., […]

Hagerman, NM Man Sentenced Ten Years in Federal Prison for Violating Firearms Laws

ALBUQUERQUE – Terry Lynn Little Jr., 33, of Hagerman, N.M., was sentenced today in federal court in Las Cruces, N.M., to ten years in federal prison followed by three years of supervised release for being a felon in possession of a firearm. Little was arrested in Oct. 2013, on a criminal complaint charging him with […]

Christopher Blattner Pleads Guilty to Violating the Federal Firearms Laws

Blattner Prosecuted as Part of “Worst of the Worst” Anti-Violence Initiative; Plea Agreement Requires Imposition of Thirty-Year Federal Prison Sentence

ALBUQUERQUE – Christopher Blattner, 35, of Albuquerque, N.M., pleaded guilty earlier today to violating the federal firearms laws. Under the terms of the plea agreement, Blattner will be sentenced to 30 years in federal […]

ATF Phoenix: Roswell Felon Sentenced to Prison for Violating Federal Firearms Laws

U.S. Department of Justice United States Attorney District of New Mexico

District of New Mexico

 

www.justice.gov/usao-nm

For Immediate Release

March 26, 2015

Damon P. Martinez, United States Attorney

Contact: Elizabeth Martinez 505-224-1469 Elizabeth.Martinez@usdoj.gov

Roswell Felon Sentenced to Prison for Violating Federal Firearms Laws

ALBUQUERQUE – Carlos Franco, 35, of Roswell, N.M., was sentenced […]