Carroll, approximate photo date 2010 "Steve" tattoo on Carroll's hand Anthony Davis Ricky Thornton
Missing since: 05/06/2010
Albany, New York
Type of missing case: Endangered Missing
Date of Birth: 04/16/1988 (32)
Age at time of disappearance: 24 years old
Height / Weight: 5'5, 140 - 160 pounds
Description, clothing, tattoos, other identifying markings: A black t-shirt, white or light-colored pajama pants and flip-flops.
Other characteristics: Caucasian female. Brown hair, hazel eyes. Carroll has the following tattoos: the name "Arionnah" on her upper left arm, the name "Steve" in red and black ink on her left hand, a rosary with a cross and the name "Maria" on her right foot, the name "Steve" on the left side of her neck, a tribal image on her lower back, a cub on her calf, the words "What goes around comes around" on her right wrist, a tiger on her right calf and cat paws on her right thigh. Her ears are pierced, and she may use the last name Ahmed. A photo of Carroll's "Steve" tattoo is posted with this case summary.
Details at time of disappearance: Carroll was last seen when a friend dropped her off in the area of Quail Street and First Street in Albany, New York on May 6, 2010. She is from Troy, New York and had to Albany to see her boyfriend. They had been arguing through text messaging. Carroll's boyfriend stated he never saw her that day. Her mother, who lives in Rensselaer, New York, reported her missing.
Carroll reportedly planned to travel to New York City with a friend after she met with her boyfriend, and then return May 9, but there's no indication she ever arrived there. Authorities don't believe she ever made it back to her apartment in Troy, because all of her clothing and jewelry was left there, and she would have taken those things with her. She didn't have a car at the time of her disappearance and depended on others for transportation.
Carroll hasn't used her cellular phone since her disappearance it was last tracked to a location near a friend's home on Marlborough Court in Albany. Her family doesn't believe she would have abandoned her one-year-old daughter.
Carroll is considered to be missing under suspicious circumstances. Police looking into the possibility that Anthony "Inf" Davis and Ricky "L" Thornton may have been involved in her case. Photos of Thornton and Davis are posted with this case summary. They were charged with kidnapping and conspiracy in the disappearance of marijuana dealer Steven Jackson, and Thornton was also charged with murder.
Several other defendants were also involved in the case. Davis pleaded guilty to kidnapping and testified against the others. Their first trial ended in a mistrial, and the second time they were acquitted of all charges. Davis and Thornton are also considered persons of interest in the disappearance of Donald Green. Like Carroll, Jackson and Green disappeared from Albany in 2010.
Both Albany and Rensselaer police are investigating Carroll's disappearance.
Other case information
Agency in charge: Albany Police Department
Rensselaer Police Department
Other information: The Albany Times-Union
The Troy Record
Facebook Page for Ashley Carroll
Psychic detective links:
Revised: October 12, 2004. Last updated March 7, 2018 distinguishing characteristics and details of disappearance updated.