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JDPSO: Welsh woman asked juvenile nephew to get firearm

Courtesy Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Office
Posted at 5:49 PM, Dec 11, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-11 18:49:05-05

Jeff Davis Parish Sheriff's Deputies have arrested a Welsh woman for theft of a firearm.

According to police, deputies were called to a home on N. Frontage Road in Jennings on Tuesday in reference to a stolen firearm.

The firearm was taken by a juvenile who had been asked to locate a handgun on Friday, December 6, by his aunt.

Detectives located a text message that the juvenile had received, asking him if he could get a .45 caliber pistol.

The text came from the juvenile's aunt, Kay Lynn Simon, 38, of Welsh.

Simon was arrested and booked for Principal to Theft of a Firearm, Illegal Possession of Stolen Firearms, Contributing to the Deliquency of a Juvenile, and Obstruction of Justice.