Arizona Attorney General

Mark Brnovich



X-Calibur Gun Store Take-Down, 2008

  • Owner allegedly conspired with straw buyers who smuggled guns to Mexico
  • Owner allegedly instructed straw buyers on ways to falsify purchase forms
  • Seized 1,300 weapons, including AK-47s, assault rifles, other long guns
  • Hundreds of guns found in Mexico have been traced to X-Calibur
  • Eleven-month investigation conducted by the U.S. Marshall; U.S. Department of Alcohol, Tobacco Firearms and Explosives and Phoenix Police