The probe focuses on peace officers selling weapons that most civilians cannot legally buy and sell, Sacramento County Sheriff’s Department spokesman Deputy Jason Ramos said. He said he did not know the types of weapons involved.
Lets not forget about the similar incident in New York recently either. It seems that in the wake of Fast and Furious the ATF is busy making itself appear useful by nailing those who didn’t get clearance for their own “Gun Walker” operations.
Given this is California the list of firearms that are not available for public consumption is long and distinguished. It may have been they were selling things without NFA stamps, I find that unlikely but certainly not outside the realm of possibility.
State Sponsored Criminal Count 165: John Doe
Because firearms laws only apply to law abiding civilians, everyone else, cops and criminals alike, are exempt from the rules.