A federal judge has sentenced a Carencro man to six months on house arrest and other penalties for failing to maintain accurate records of inventory and sales at his firearms business.
Morgan Joseph Parlow Jr., 33, was also sentenced on Tuesday to five years probation, 600 hours of community service, a $7,500 fine and was forced to surrender about $100,000 worth of firearm inventory, including a machine gun and seven silencers for which he failed to account possession, according to a news release from U.S. Attorney Stephanie Finley’s Office.
Parlow pleaded guilty Aug. 18 to one count of failure to maintain firearms inventory records after federal authorities with the Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives raided his home and business, Specialties of Acadiana, on March 23.
Agents found incomplete sales, purchase and inventory records all licensed firearms manufacturers and dealers are required to keep and maintain under the Gun Control Act and the National Firearms Act, the release stated.
Assistant U.S. Attorneys David C. Joseph and Joseph T. Mickel prosecuted the case.