BOCA RATON (CBSMiami) – A South Florida mother is facing some extremely disturbing charges involving her baby.
Ashly Kestler of Boca Raton is in jail in Broward County, facing charges of aggravated child abuse and possession of a firearm by a convicted felon.READ MORE: Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz Pleads Guilty To All Counts In School Massacre
Plantation police arrested the 27-year-old last Thursday after reports of a child crying near a vehicle.
When the officers arrived, they found Kestler inside that car passed out and her 7-month-old girl with her head under the driver’s side front tire.READ MORE: 'We Want Him Dead, We Want Him Forgotten': Parkland Shooter Nikolas Cruz's Apology Falls Flat With Victims Families
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The child was taken to the hospital with a deep cut on her head and other cuts and bruises.MORE NEWS: Jason Banegas, Accused Of Killing Hollywood Officer Yandy Chirino, Has Extensive Arrest Record
Police said Kestler was unaware the baby was no longer in the cars. Officers are not sure how the baby ended up outside it.