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KSP Arrests Marshall County Man on Child Abuse Charges

Date of News Release: 12/07/2016

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Eddyville, KY. (December 7, 2016) Through the course of an investigation into a February 25, 2016 burglary in Lyon County it was discovered that Joni S. Dowell, 31, of Princeton, KY fraudulently purchased firearms for two other individuals. One of those persons was a convicted felon. Preliminary investigation shows that the firearms were purchased using stolen funds.

A warrant for Dowell’s arrest was obtained by Kentucky State Police Detective Eric Fields on the charges of Fraudulent Firearm Transaction (Class D Felony) and Receiving Stolen Property under $10,000 (Class D Felony).

Dowell was arrested by KSP on December 6, 2016 in Princeton, KY. She was lodged in the Caldwell County Jail.

The investigation is ongoing by Detective Eric Fields. Further charges in this case are pending.

KSP was assisted on scene by the Princeton Police Department and the Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms.