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Felony Child Abuse Arrest

Felony Child Abuse Arrest


On 3/20/20 at 0732, Lee County Deputies were dispatched to CR 1057 in regards to a welfare concern with children playing in the roadway. Upon arrival, deputies took Crystal Cooksey and her boyfriend, Kenneth Dewayne Bass, into custody. 

Kenneth Dewayne Bass is currently a registered sex offender.

Arrested & charged:

Crystal Cooksey, 848 Hwy 30 E, 29 yrs old
Public Intoxication 
Contributing to the Neglect of a Child x 4

Kenneth Dewayne Bass, 233 CR 1057, 31 yrs old
Charge: Felony Child Abuse

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