Authorities arrested a woman who allegedly tried to trade her 2-year-old daughter for a gun.
Maricopa County Sheriff's deputies went to the home of 33-year-old Tanya Nareau on Tuesday after receiving a tip about the swap.
At Nareau's home, a family friend who had the child confirmed to deputies that Nareau gave the girl to him for a gun.
Deputies said Nareau felt that the friend would do a better job in raising the child. Nareau also claimed she could not buy a weapon because she's prohibited to do so by law, Deputies said.
Nareau was booked into jail. She's charged with the unlawful sale of a child and solicitation to possess a weapon by a prohibited person.
It wasn't clear whether Nareau had a lawyer.