Ashley Williams: Fort Pierce woman accused of child neglect, found hiding in bathroom

FORT PIERCE, Fla. - Police in Fort Pierce on Saturday arrested a mother wanted on charges of child neglect.

At 4:16 p.m., officers received information from a tipster regarding the location of the suspect, 26-year-old Ashley Williams.

Officers responded to 517 Douglas Court where they located Williams hiding in the bathroom of the home.

She was wanted after police went to a residence on Dec. 19 to serve an eviction notice and found two children, who stated they were ages 4 and 2, unattended.

Williams is now being held at the Saint Lucie County Jail on two charges of child neglect without bodily harm and two charges of contributing to the delinquency/dependency of a child. 

Her bond was set at $750.

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