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Superintendent Colonel Nathaniel McQueen Jr.

Gold Alert Issued for Missing New Castle Woman

Date Posted: Thursday, October 20th, 2016

katrina-hawkeKatrina Hawke-Penland


Presented by Public Information Officer, Master Corporal Jeffrey R. Hale 


Gold Alert Issued for Missing New Castle Woman 

New Castle, DE- Katrina Hawke-Penland has been located. The Gold Alert has been cancelled.

Released: 102016 1530


**Original Release**

New Castle, DE-The Delaware State Police are issuing a Gold Alert for Katrina Hawke-Penland, 36, of New Castle, Delaware.

Troopers are looking for Katrina Hawke-Penland who hasn’t been heard from since approximately 4:00 a.m. this morning, Wednesday, October 19, 2016.

There is a concern for Hawke-Penland’s welfare as troopers have been unable to make contact with her and attempts to locate her have been unsuccessful.

Katrina Hawke-Penland (pictured) is 5’02” tall, weighs approximately 140 lbs., and has blonde hair and blue eyes. There is no clothing description available for Hawke-Penland. She may be operating an older model blue Suzuki with an unknown registration number.

If anyone has any information in reference to the whereabouts of Katrina Hawke-Penland, they are asked to call Troop 9 at 302-378-5749. Information may also be provided by calling Delaware Crime Stoppers at 1-800-TIP-3333, via the internet at, or by sending an anonymous tip by text to 274637 (CRIMES) using the keyword “DSP.”

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Released: 101916 0743


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