Feds: Ex-Marines sold weapons to gang members

LOS ANGELES The /*Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives*/ said the arrests come after a year-long investigation into gun trafficking.

Former Marines Jose Pacheco and Miguel Ortiz were arrested Monday.

Andrew Gitchslag, 28, also a former /*Marine*/, was taken into custody last week.

Two other suspects were also arrested.

Prosecutors claim the five sold $6,000 worth of illegal weapons to a person they thought was a street gang member.

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