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    Posted January 16, 2014 by
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    Hawaii, Trouble In Paradise! Missing Mother, Ex-Boyfriend, and Missing Pieces. Police, Family, Friends & Community Search Parties Seek Public's Assistance

     

    UPDATE: JAN 16, 2014 | 5:54P

     

    MAUIWatch has just released some information.

     

    MAUIWatch Posted:

     

    "UPDATE: To put everyone's minds at ease, police did NOT find a body in the dumpster. They did, however, find evidence in the dumpster that has given them new leads to follow in the missing person case of Moreira "Mo" MONSALVE. We will continue to keep you updated as this story unfolds."

     

     

    UPDATE: JAN 16, 2014 | 4:31P

     

    (Via MauiNow.com's Facebook)

     

    Maui police have cordoned off a section of Popohaku Park in Wailuku. Two individuals with gloves are currently sifting through the contents of a dumpster. Police on scene could not say what they are investigating. We asked if it is in relation to a widely publicized missiing person report and they declined to comment. -MN

     

    Comments on a similar post on MauiWatch's facebook stated that witnesses, may have seen them with woman's shoes and a purse. No confirmations have been made and speculation is a possiblity.

     

     

     

    UPDATE: JAN 16, 2014 | 4:00P

     

    (Via MAUIWatch, Facebook)

     

    Hoping that this post from MAUIWatch is unrelated, but within the same radius.

     

     

    DEVELOPING, WAILUKU MAUI:
    Reports are flooding into the Command Center about police activity around the Wailuku Community Center/ Papohaku Park. MPD have the area taped off and were searching dumpsters in the area. We'll keep you advised as this story develops.

     

    UPDATE: JAN 16, 2014 | 3:36P

     

    Missing Mother, Ex-Boyfriend, Missing Pieces, Family & Search Parties Seek Public's Assistance

    Thursday MAUI, HAWAII (RKMcGinnis, CNN)

     

    A mother, 'Moreira 'Mo' Monsalve' has been missing since the afternoon of Sunday Janurary 12, 2014. She was last seen, by family, at KAHULUI Airport dropping off daughter. Information reveals that 'Mo' visited her EX-Boyfriend, Bernard Brown. He was the last person to be in contact with her. Monsalve has yet to be found as Maui's Community bonds in efforts to find this missing woman; this missing mother. More clues and information is being discovered and police are having a difficult time getting Brown to return for a polygraph test. (Via Mowatch, a 'like' page in efforts to find Moreira.

     

     

     

    Facebook posts from a community 'Like' Page, created for Monsalve, stated that her phone was turned on momentarily Monday, and again on Tuesday. During these occurrences, voicemails were checked and a GPS signal tracked it within the current town of Monsalve's EX-boyfriend (Wailuku, Maui), but nothing has been released.

     

    Other info reveals that the missing woman's EX-boyfriend had dropped off her car at a motor repair shop for maintenance and repairs that he had been experiencing. It was stated, he had communicated to the shop's staff that he was heading on a vacation.

     

    Iao Parkside Apartment Complex Management have been removing the Missing Person's poster of Moreira Monsalve, who was last seen Jan 12, 2014.

     

    Via a recent post on Mowatch's page (Community 'Like' Page and Search Party forum)

    The post reads, "Iao Parkside is taking down fliers the manager said we cannot post them there"

     

    Iao Parkside is also where Brown resides. Details can be found in links below as well as photos of Monsalve and Brown.

     

    One interesting mention was that Brown had posted to Facebook and soon deleted them, as well as agreed to take a Polygraph test but has yet to show up. Now the detective is having trouble getting a hold of Brown.

     

    Detective LOO is the Detective in charge of the case.

     

     

     

     

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    KAHULUI, MAUI (HawaiiNewsNow) -
    Police on Maui are searching for a woman missing since Sunday.

     

    Moreira Monsalve, or 'Mo' as she is called, took her 27-year old daughter to the Kahului airport Sunday afternoon. Alexis Felicilda was flying to O'ahu for a couple of days. Felicilda grew worried when she found out that her mother had not made contact with any of her three children after that and she didn't show up for work on Monday.

     

    The adult children checked Monsalve's Facebook page and found that she had visited an ex-boyfriend Sunday evening. That ex-boyfriend is being questioned by Maui police.

     

    Monsalve's car was found at an auto shop in Kahului. According to Felicilda, the ex-boyfriend dropped it off at the shop and said it was not working properly. Police reportedly searched the car but did not find any evidence of a crime.

     

    Felicilda also says her mother's cell phone was used briefly Tuesday. It was turned on just long enough for someone to check voice messages. It was then turned off and an exact location was not found.

     

    "It's not getting any better, it's getting weirder," says Felicilda, "This is the hardest thing I've ever had to deal with."

     

    Family members are now handing out flyers and using social media to get the word out about Monsalve. A Facebook page was created by the family. You can find it here https://www.facebook.com/#!/mowatchmoreiramonsalve

     

    If you know anything that can help Maui Police with this case, call them at (808)244-6400.

     

    (End Original Article)

     

    HELPFUL LINKS AND FACEBOOKS FOR PUBLIC'S ASSISTANCE:

     

    https://www.facebook.com/mowatchmoreiramonsalve

     

    http://www.hawaiinewsnow.com/story/24463910/police-ask-for-help-finding-missing-maui-woman

     

    https://www.facebook.com/MAUIWatch

     

    http://mauinow.com/2014/01/16/update-police-issue-crime-bulletin-on-missing-maui-woman/

     

     

    Please help if you are able to. THANK YOU!!

     

     

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