- Associated Press - Tuesday, March 27, 2018

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) - Prosecutors say a former Pratt elementary school secretary has been indicted on federal firearms charges.

The U.S. attorney’s office in Kansas says Claudia Rodriguez-Oviedo was indicted Tuesday on two counts of unlawful possession of a firearm by an immigrant who is illegally in the United States.

The 33-year-old Mexican national is serving a one-year sentence after her January conviction in Pratt County District court on charges related to a bomb threat to the high school in Pratt high.

Rodriguez-Oviedo was a secretary at Southwest Elementary School, and had a work permit at the time.

After her local arrest, she allegedly admitted she owned a handgun and a search of her residence found a Remington handgun and box of ammunition. A federal criminal complaint was initially filed against her in December.


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