A Salina man is facing federal gun charges.
According to the U.S Attorney’s Office, 34-year-old Darick Charles Byrd who is in federal custody, is charged with four counts of making false statements on Form 4473, which is a report required by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives to lawfully purchase a firearm from a licensed firearms dealer.
The indictment alleges Byrd attempted to buy the guns at Dave’s Guns in Abilene, Kan., Bob’s Pawn Shop East in Salina, and Nick’s Pawn Shop in Salina.
If convicted, he faces a penalty of up to 10 years in federal prison and a fine up to $250,000 on each count.
The Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives investigated. Assistant U.S. Attorney Jared Maag is prosecuting.