Marines accused of selling assault weapons to LA gang members

According to a press release issued November 9, 2010 by the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives (ATF), five people have been arrested for the alleged sale of rifles and illegal assault weapons to San Fernando Valley gang members. The five arrested include three former Marines. One of the former Marines, Andrew Gitschlag, 28, was taken into custody on November 2 when a federal search warrant for illegal assault weapons was carried out at his San Clemente residence.