Article: Asha Kreimer
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Asha Kreimer was born on May 2 1989 and grew up in the Northern Territory, Australia. Her mother, Jeannie was a single mother so her and Jeannie were very close and would talk constantly. In 2012, Asha moved from her hometown of Alice Springs to Albion, California to be with her American boyfriend, Jamai Gayle.
Three years later, on September 16 2015, 26-year-old Asha is visited by a family friend, Sally who she had known since childhood. It is around this time she begins to suffer from sleeplessness and mental disorientation. It is suspected that it is this visit from Sally that has brought up emotions from a childhood trauma which directly affected her alleged bipolar disordered. I say alleged because it is Asha’s mother, Jeannie who claims that Asha may have bipolar disorder, this is despite Asha having not previously experienced any mental illness. There is no further explanation why Jeannie believes Asha had developed bipolar disorder.
After four nights of not sleeping, Asha’s boyfriend, Jamai and Sally take her to Mendocino Coast District Hospital in California for treatment. Once there, Asha refuses to have her vital signs checked, or blood taken. Her defiance escalates to a point where the police are called. Under California Law, she couldn’t be held for observation and evaluation against her will because she wasn’t expected to harm herself or someone else. So, she was released.
By now, it is the morning of September 21 2015. Asha, Jamai and Sally travel to Flumeville. Sally and Jamai report they were going to take Asha back to the hospital but they stopped to get pancakes for breakfast beforehand. The trio stop at the tourist-themed eatery, the Rollerville Café.
At about 9.30am, Asha goes to use to restroom which is located outside the café. A café worker later reports that Asha seemed upset. After a few minutes, Asha’s friend goes after her to make sure she is alright however cannot find her. Asha was gone without her identification, money or credit card. She didn’t have any shoes on. And she may or may not have had her cell phone at the café.
There is some confusion about the cell phone. Most accounts say the phone was left behind in the Rollerville Café. And then Jamai claims he had her phone at their home in Albion. And then Asha’s mother, Jeannie claims the last two calls on Asha’s phone were deleted. Again, nothing more is reported on why Jeannie thinks this, unless these phone calls were to/from her. According to Jeannie, Jamai’s story has changed several times leading to a lack of clues in Asha’s disappearance.
Eyewitnesses at the tourist spot where the café is located say they had saw Asha in the parking lot, seemingly agitated and talking on a cell phone shortly after 9.30am when she apparently left the café to use the restroom. Asha’s jacket was found along the road leading to the tourist spot which leads credence to her being there.
And apparently, Jamai and Sally looked for throughout the day she went missing. Sally returns to the café at about 2pm for coffee but doesn’t mention her missing friend. At 5.30pm, Jamai goes back to the Rollerville Café and asks the café staff if they have seen Asha. He would return to the café for the following three days, asking patrons about Asha in the café parking lot.
There have been two reported sightings of Asha since she left the Rollerville café. She supposedly returned to her home in Albion at some point and took her German Shepherd. And she was supposedly seen at 3pm on the day of her disappearance by a surfer at a beach in Gualala, approximately 16 miles away from when she was last seen. It isn’t possible that Asha could have walked this distance within 30 minutes but she may have hitchhiked and gotten to Gualala from Flumeville that way. However, even then, the timeline is questionable.
Asha’s mother has made two trips to America since her daughter’s disappearance. She thinks that it is possible that Asha is suffering from amnesia and is living with reclusive illegal marijuana growers.
Asha Kreimer was 26-years-old at the time of her disappearance. She is an Indigenous female, 5’9” tall and weighs about 140 pounds. Asha had long curly brown hair, brown eyes and speaks with a strong Australian accent. She has a red triangle tattoo on her right wrist. Asha was last seen wearing black skinny jeans, a dark grey hoodie and she was shoeless.
Asha’s mother requests that if you see her please do not approach her and instead immediately contact Mendocino County Sheriff’s Department on 707-961-2661 or 707-513-9138.