ELY, Nev. (KOLO) – A Nevada man accused of kidnapping his 3-year-old daughter has been found in Utah.

Officials say 50-year-old Shawn Ashdown took his daughter from her home in Ely and had been staying in campsites for more than a month.

Ashdown allegedly told deputies that the girl’s mother was a bad influence, and when he drug-tested the daughter it came back positive for THC.

Ashdown now faces several felony charges, including child abuse with injury and kidnapping.


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