Texas Border City Pawnshop Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling Ammo to Cartel Purchaser

Texas Border City Pawnshop Owner Pleads Guilty to Selling Ammo to Cartel Purchaser


The owner of a Texas border city pawnshop pleaded guilty to selling thousands of ammunition rounds to individuals in the country illegally.

On Thursday afternoon, 67-year-old Daniel Gallegos, owner of Danny’s Pawn and Sporting Goods and also a part owner of Point Blank, went before U.S. District Judge Ricardo Hinojosa in McAllen. Gallegos pleaded guilty to one count of providing ammunition to a prohibited person. Hinojosa is expected to sentence Gallegos on October 18, at that time, the local businessman faces a maximum sentence of 10 years in prison.

According to the U.S. Attorney’s Office, Gallegos admitted to selling approximately 280 rounds of .50 BMG caliber ammunition plus more than 5,000 rounds of various sizes, ranging from .223 caliber to .50 caliber to

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