Carlsbad Man Pleads Guilty on Federal Firearms Charges

A CARLSBAD MAN FACES A DECADE IN PRISON ON FEDERAL FIREARMS CHARGES. DARRELL MOODY HAS THE DETAILS…

41-YEAR-OLD RICARDO JAVIER GARZA…PLEADING GUILTY TO UNLAWFULLY POSSESSING A FIREARM AND AMMUNITION. A TIP FROM EDDY COUNTY CRIMESTOPPERS LED AFT AGENTS TO ARREST GARZA LAST MAY…AFTER SOMEONE REPORTED HE HAD A STOLEN GUN. THE CASE…INVESTAGATED BY THE BUREAU OF ALCOHOL, TOBACCO, FIREARMS AND EXPLOSIVES IN COOPERATION WITH THE PECOS VALLEY DRUG TASK FORCE. AT SENTENCING, GARZA FACES UP TO TEN YEARS IN FEDERAL PRISON. A DATE FOR A SENTENCING HEARING HAS NOT BEEN SET.