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UPDATE: Missing Woman Located in Good Health

March 12, 2015, 4:59 PM HST
* Updated March 13, 11:33 AM
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Ashley Newton. Photo courtesy Maui Police Department.

Ashley Newton. Photo courtesy Maui Police Department.

By Maui Now Staff

***UPDATE: 3/13/15, Missing Person Ashley Newton was located overnight by Wailuku Patrol in good health.

***UPDATE: As of 11 p.m. on 3/12/15, Maui Now checked with police, who said there is no confirmation that Newton has been located. We will update accordingly when we have heard more from Maui police.

***This is the second missing person case today involving an individual with no local address on Maui.  Earlier today, police released photos of Randy Perez, 30, who was reported missing by his mother who resides on the mainland. 

Maui Police are seeking the public’s help in locating a woman reported missing by her uncle, who resides in Oklahoma.


Ashley Newton, 24, was reported missing at around 12:10 p.m. on Thursday, March 12, 2015, according to police reports.


Newton has prior contacts in Kīhei, Lahaina, and the Upcountry areas of Maui.  Police say she currently has no local address, and her whereabouts are unknown.

Newton is described as a Caucasian female, standing 5-feet 5-inches tall, weighing 150 to 170 pounds, with green eyes and dark blond (possibly dyed dark brown) hair.

Police say she has a right shoulder tattoo of flowers and Japanese Kanji writing, and wrist tatoos saying “Kihei on the right and “Girl” on the left.


If Newton is located, the public is asked to contact the Maui Police Department at (808) 244-6400 or 9-1-1 if it is an emergency.

Detective Gordon Sagun can also be contacted directly at (808) 244-6434, Monday to Friday, between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m.

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