Crime

Woman allegedly provided false statement to purchase firearm

A Lewistown woman faces felony charges after allegedly providing false information to purchase a firearm.

According to state police at Lewistown, Stephanie J. Oester, 40, provided false information on an Alcohol, Tobacco and Firearms form while attempting to purchase a firearm from an outdoor shop in the Lewistown borough.

She faces a felony charge of materially false written statement and a misdemeanor charge of statement under penalty, according to court documents.

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