Sunday, February 22, 2009

Jasmine Haslag, Monday4 the Missing

written by: Peace4 the Missing member, Miranda Rhuda

Jasmine Haslag of Cole County, Missouri, has been missing since June 18, 2007. Her family knew that something was very wrong when she did not arrive to pick up her children from their father’s house as she had promised them that Monday.

Her mother, Peggy Florence, called the Cole County Sheriff’s office to report her daughter missing on June 21st. What Peggy would hear next was devastating.

Her daughter’s car, described as a green 1996 Toyota, had been found in a field between Dixie and Mokane, off of Route PP in Callaway County, on the other side of Missouri River, the previous day. There was frontal body damage to the vehicle and the license plates were torn off.
“When we ran the VIN on the car it checked back to Haslag, but there was no connection with a missing person at that time,” said Callaway County Sheriff Dennis Crane Wednesday. “Since there were no warrants for her, we had the car towed because it was found on private property.”
After learning of the girl’s disappearance, Sheriff Crane and his deputies processed the car for any potential evidence and completed a five hour search of the immediate area in which the car was found.

The Cole County Sheriff’s office has been very cooperative and forth-coming with all case details. They have worked with various Cole County officials in following up on leads in the Holts Summit area.

Her mother admits that it is possible that Jasmine was suffering from depression at the time of her disappearance but reassures that she would have never left her children.

Jasmine failed to appear for court on July 18, for a couple of drug-related charges which occurred in May. She was out on a 50 thousand dollar bond.

As of July 18, officials are saying that foul play is definitely suspected in the disappearance of Jasmine Haslag. A reward of increasing amounts has been offered for any information leading to an arrest in the Haslag case.

Authorities have followed up on several leads and interviewed many people

KRCG's Mallory McGowin spoke to Jasmine's mother, who is searching for answers about her daughter.
"I'm not going to give up looking for Jasmine because those three little kids want to know where their mother is. And I need to know where their mother is," says Peggy Florence, Jasmine's mother.

Full Name: Jasmine Sue Haslag
Maiden Name: Martelli, Florence
Hair Color: Brown, Possibly Blonde
Eye Color: Hazel
Weight: 115lbs, Slender Build
Height: 5'9
Race: White

The last time Jasmine was in contact with her family was on the 17th of June '07. It is said that she was last seen on the 18th of June '07. Her car was found abandoned in Callaway County on the 20th of June '07.

Cole and Callaway Countys are seeking information on the disappearance of Jasmine Haslag. If you have any information, please call any of the following numbers: Cole County Sheriff's Department at

Callaway County Sheriff's Department at

Or by submitting a tip to Crime Stoppers at
573.659.TIPS (8477)

To help Jasmine's family in increasing the reward, donations can be made to The Jasmine Sue's Recovery Fund at Jefferson Bank. The address to Jefferson Bank is 2815 Truman Boulevard Jefferson City, Mo 65109.

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