Jasper Woman Charged With Trying to Illegally Purchase Guns


JASPER -- A Jasper woman turned herself in to police on Thursday after a warrant was issued, charging she tried to illegally buy two handguns back in September.

Mary Ann McRoberts is accused of providing a false statement on the 4473 form, which is a felony.  Her background check still came back denied.

Police say the suspect had a criminal history that prevented her from possessing firearms.