18-Year-Old Charged With Endangering the Welfare of a Child

August 31, 2012 Updated Aug 31, 2012 at 11:37 AM EDT

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18-Year-Old Charged With Endangering the Welfare of a Child

August 31, 2012 Updated Aug 31, 2012 at 11:37 AM EDT

WYOMING, NY (WKBW/Release) - 18-year-old Kristin Ash was arrested after a traffic stop on Route 19 in the Town of Middlebury.

Ash's vehicle was stopped after it was observed being driven erratically. Seven total occupants between the ages of 15 and 18 were inside the five passenger car.

A 15-year-old male was found to be driving the vehicle, under Ash's authorization and while Ash was in the rear seat.

All the other passengers were released to their parents, and Ash was arrested by the Wyoming County Sheriff.

Ash was charged with Endangering the Welfare of a Child, and she is scheduled to appear in Town of Middlebury court on September 24th.