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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 18-835

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • December 31, 2018
    • Contact Person:
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    Child Jumps From Car

    Driver faces charges.
    • Monday
    • December 31, 2018
    • Time: 6:30 AM
    • Franklin Road and US 301 North


    Ashlee Yolanda Crawford
    Black Female
    DOB: 8/2/87
    Child Neglect
    Driving with License Canceled, Suspended


    12-year-old female


    On 12/31/18 at 6:30 a.m., District II deputies were dispatched to Franklin Road and US 301 North in reference to a Suspicious Vehicle call, where a small child jumped from the front passenger seat of a four-door Cadillac that was being driven by a related individual. The car drove away leaving the child behind. Upon arrival deputies recovered the child who was the treated and released by Hillsborough County Fire Rescue for minor injuries.

    Deputies located the vehicle approximately an hour later, near 10905 Brigann Yard Way in Thonotosassa. Ashlee Crawford, the driver, admitted to telling the child to jump from the vehicle for unknown reasons. Crawford was charged with child neglect and driving a vehicle with a suspended license and booked into Orient Road Jail. Child Protection Investigations Division Investigators responded to the scene and took custody of the child.
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