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Indictment: Men conspired to straw purchase guns in La Crosse County to be sold in Chicago

A La Crosse man has been indicted on federal firearm charges for conspiring to acquire handguns through straw purchases in Wisconsin and resell them in Chicago. Kirk Valentine, 23, of La Crosse, and Francisco Rocha, 28, of Chicago, are charged with conspiracy to deal firearms without a license, an unlawfully dealing and importing firearms.