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CAPTURED: MCCC Female Pre-trial Detainee Missing From Head Count

May 26, 2015, 9:41 AM HST
* Updated May 26, 9:33 PM
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Tasha Gonsalves.

Tasha Gonsalves.

By Maui Now Staff

(Update: 4:30 p.m. 5/26/15)

Maui Police have confirmed that they arrested Tasha Gonsalves at about 2 p.m. after the state Department of Public Safety reported her missing from a 5:30 a.m. head count at the Maui Community Correctional Center on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

Authorities with the state Department of Public Safety say how Gonsalves escaped is under investigation.

DPS officials say Gonsalves, 29, was awaiting trial for theft, forgery and fraudulent use of a credit card.

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She was being held in lieu of $15,000 bail.

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Gonsalves is a community custody detainee housed in a minimum security dorm on the perimeter of the facility.

(Posted: 5/26/15)

A female pre-trial detainee was reported missing from the 5:30 a.m. head count at the Maui Community Correctional Center on Tuesday, May 26, 2015.

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The Maui Community Correctional Center reported Tasha Gonsalves, 29, missing and immediately notified the Maui Police Department.

Authorities with the state Department of Public Safety say Gonsalves’ escape is under investigation.

Gonsalves is described as 5-feet 1-inch tall, weighs 125 pounds, and has brown hair and brown eyes.

DPS officials say she was awaiting trial for theft, forgery and fraudulent use of a credit card.

She was being held in lieu of $15,000 bail.

Gonsalves is a community custody detainee housed in a minimum security dorm on the perimeter of the facility.

Anyone that knows Gonsalves’ whereabouts is asked to call 9-1-1.

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