Woman sentenced for helping her son steal dozens of guns from Dragonman's

Published: Aug. 28, 2017 at 5:21 AM MDT
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A woman has been sentenced to more than two years in prison for helping her son steal at least 57 guns from a southern Colorado store in 2017.

U.S. Attorney Jason Dunn's office says 35-year-old Jennifer Scoggin was sentenced Thursday to two years and two months in prison after pleading guilty in October to firearms theft.

According to court records, Scoggin lured the owner of Dragonman's gun store in El Paso County away from the store during the planned burglary. Prosecutors say Scoggin's son, Cameron Specht, and three other people then broke in and stole handguns, shotguns and rifles.

The store owner has previously told local media that Scoggin is his ex-wife's daughter.

Three of the burglary codefendants have received time served sentences. Specht and her son’s friends were all sentenced to time served followed by three years on supervised release.

Prosecutors say all stolen guns were later located.