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Chad Chronister, Sheriff
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    Release Number: 19-235

    • For Immediate Release:
    • Public Affairs Office of Hillsborough County Sheriff’s Office
    • May 30, 2019
    • Contact Person:
    • Public Affairs Office : piocommandcenter@hcso.tampa.fl.us
    • 813/247-8060

    Deputies Recover Missing Endangered Child

    The mother was arrested.
    • Wednesday
    • May 29, 2019
    • Time: 12:00 AM
    • Hillsborough County

    UPDATE #2:

    5/29/19  11:20 pm
    MOTHER IN CUSTODY

    Deputies now have the mother, Aryn Douglass, in custody.


    Aryn Douglass

    UPDATE #1:

    5/29/19   9:50 pm
    Missing Endangered Juvenile Found Safe


    After numerous hours of research and following multiple leads, HCSO's District 1 Street Crimes Unit recovered missing endangered juvenile Valyn Douglass-Bush.Valyn is happy and appears to be in good health. His mother, Aryn Douglass, has not been located.

    This is an active investigation and no other details can be released.

    Missing Endangered Juvenile


    Name: Valyn Douglass-Bush (DOB: 06/20/2017)
    Description: White Male, 2'00," 30lbs, blonde hair, blue eyes
    Last Seen: May 20, 2019, 12:00 p.m.
    Location: 1501 N Falkenburg Road, Tampa, FL 33619

    The Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office is asking for the public's assistance in locating a missing and endangered one-year-old boy.

    On May 20, the Child Protective Investigations Division (CPID) received a complaint about neglect related Valyn Douglass-Bush (DOB: 06/20/2017). CPID has not been able to locate the child since then. A court-authorized take into custody has been ordered for the child.

    His mother, Aryn Douglass (DOB: 06/13/1985), has an active arrest warrant for Felony Petit Theft.

    Anyone who locates Aryn Douglass or Valyn Douglass-Bush is asked to contact the Hillsborough County Sheriff's Office at 813-247-8200.

     
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