DUBOIS COUNTY, Ind. (WEHT) – A Dubois County woman has turned herself in after police say she tried to buy a firearm illegally.
Mary Ann McRoberts is charged with a providing false information on ATF for a weapon/instrument of violence.
According to Indiana State Police, McRoberts went to an area business and tried to buy two handguns, but it was denied on a background check.
Police say McRoberts had a prior conviction on her criminal history that prevented her from having firearms.
ISP says she gave false information on the 4473 form, which is a felony offense.
A warrant was issued for her and she turned herself into the jail.
McRoberts was being held in the Dubois County Jail, but has since bonded out.
(This story was originally published on November 1, 2019)