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Ex-SD County sheriff's captain sentenced to 2 years in gun trafficking case

 

Last updated 3/12/2021 at 6:04pm



SAN DIEGO (CNS) - A two-year prison sentence was handed down Friday for a former San Diego County sheriff's captain who pleaded guilty to running an illegal arms-trafficking operation in which he bought and resold guns available only to law enforcement.

Marco Garmo, the former captain of the sheriff's Rancho San Diego station and a 27-year member of the department, illegally purchased and resold ``off roster'' firearms, which may be purchased by members of law enforcement, but not the general public, according to the U.S. Attorney's Office.

In addition to receiving cash for the firearms, fe...



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