(AUGUSTA, Kan.) — Federal prosecutors have charged a Butler County couple with multiple firearms violations.Jeffrey Eberhart is charged with one count of unlawful possession of a firearm after a felony conviction and one count of dealing in firearms without a license. His wife Tracey is charged with one count of aiding a felon in possessing firearms and ammunition and one count of providing firearms and ammunition to a convicted felon.
If convicted, both face more than 10 years in prison.
Authorities say Tracey Eberhart obtained a federal license as a gun dealer when she opened Tracey's Dream Weavers Salon And Sporting Goods in Augusta. She allegedly told an investigator she wanted to sell guns to women for self-defense.
Authorities say during the application process, she made no mention of her husband. As a convicted felon, Jeffrey Eberhart is prohibited for possessing firearms or ammunition.
Investigators say on January 20, agents with the federal Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, Firearms and Explosives attended a gun show in Topeka. They report seeing Jeffrey Eberhart selling guns at the Dream Weavers booth.