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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-684

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • September 18, 2018
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    Traffic Stop Leads To Arrest

    After a brief foot pursuit, suspect was taken into custody.
    • Friday
    • September 14, 2018
    • Time: 7:11 PM
    • Providence Road and Kenbrook Drive

    Arrested:

    Ashton Been

    DOB: 09/21/1994

     

    Charges:

    VOP, Trafficking in Liquid Codeine, Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Deliver within 1000 feet of a School, Possession of MDMA, Possession of Marijuana over Twenty (20) Grams, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Resisting Officer Without Violence

     

    Details:
     

    Traffic stop leads to the arrest of a 10-time convicted felon that was already on felony probation.

     

    On September 14, 2018 at approximately 7:11 p.m., the District V Street Crimes Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle in the area of Providence Road and Kenbrook Drive for a traffic infraction. The driver, who was identified as Ashton Been, fled on foot westbound through a residential community. After a brief foot pursuit, Been was taken into custody. A search of the vehicle resulted in the recovery of 66 grams of liquid codeine, 41 grams of Marijuana, 2.2 grams of MDMA, and $945.00 in US currency. Been was subsequently charged with Trafficking in Liquid Codeine, Possession of Marijuana with the Intent to Deliver within 1000 feet of a School, Possession of MDMA, Possession of Marijuana over Twenty (20) Grams, Possession of Drug Paraphernalia, and Resisting Officer Without Violence. Due to his arrest on the above listed charges, he was also charged with Violation of Probation.

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