Posted February 16, 2016 3:02 pm by Comments

By Bob Owens

Rich Wyatt of the Discovery show American Guns and owner of the Gunsmoke gun shop was arrested for selling guns without a license and tax evasion.

Rich Wyatt of the Discovery Channel show American Guns and owner of the Gunsmoke gun shop was arrested for selling guns without a license and tax evasion.

I don’t understand why so many reality television stars seem to wind up with significant legal problems, but we can throw another one on the pile with the arrest of Rich Wyatt on charges that rather convincingly create the portrait of a dumb man who thought he was smarter than the law.

Richard Wyatt, 52, onetime star of the Discovery show American Guns and owner of the Gunsmoke gun shop, was arrested late last week on charges including dealing firearms without a license and tax evasion. According to CBS Denver, Wyatt now faces a 13-count indictment after officials say he continued to sell firearms, despite surrendering his Federal Firearms License in 2012 for unspecified violations of federal laws. Authorities also say that Wyatt failed to disclose $1.1 million in income to the IRS.

Wyatt’s family-run gun shop was the focus of American Guns from 2011 to 2012. According to his bio on Discovery, Wyatt had previously served as a former police chief, fire fighter, gunsmith, and firearms instructor. Also appearing on the …Read the Rest

Source:: Bearing Arms

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