Question #11 of the 4473 asks:hunter4095 said:... now that he got caught and he claims he bought them not to keep, is he a straw purchaser ?
"Are you the actual transferee/buyer of the firearm(s) listed on this form ? Warning: You are not the actual buyer if you are acquiring the firearm(s) on behalf of another person. If you are not the actual buyer, the dealer cannot transfer the firearm(s) to you. ...".
However, if Kelly bought the AR-15 to give to a Police Department, then he would probably fall under the "gift" exclusion, and the transfer would be lawful.