Dubois County Woman Arrested for Attempting to Purchase Firearm Illegally

(DUBOIS CO.) – On Thursday Mary Ann McRoberts, of Jasper turned herself into the Dubois County Jail on a warrant issued for weapon/instrument of violence while providing false statements in purchase On ATF 4473, which is a Level 6 felony.

Mary Ann McRoberts

On September 30th, McRoberts went to a local business and tried to buy two handguns. The purchase was denied on a background check. McRoberts had a prior conviction on her criminal history that prevented her from possessing firearms.

McRoberts provided false information on the 4473 form, which is a felony.

A warrant was issued for her arrest and she turned herself into the Dubois County Jail.

Investigating Officer: Master Trooper Brian LaRoche