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Jun 10, 2014 12:30 PM

Mom Accused of Abandoning Her Child Arrested

CORPUS CHRISTI - The woman accused of leaving her baby behind after she was caught shoplifting at a local HEB has been arrested.

Officials at the Nueces County Jail tell KRIS 6 News, that Ashlee Castillo was brought in early this morning.

She's being held on charges of child abandonment and child endangerment.

Back in March, police say Castillo was caught shoplifting baby formula from the HEB Plus on Saratoga.

KRIS 6 investigation discovered that Castillo was selling the formula online.

She was indicted last month.

Castillo's bond is set at $20,000.

She faces up to 20 years in prison if found guilty.


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