Update: Bottcher was found and is safe.
Pasco Sheriff’s deputies are currently searching for Ashley Bottcher, a missing 33-year-old. Bottcher is 5’5”, around 150 lbs., with blonde hair and blue eyes. Bottcher was heard from on March 17, in the 9300 block of Peony St. in New Port Richey. Bottcher was last seen carrying a green cameo backpack. If you have any information on Bottcher’s whereabouts, please call the Pasco Sheriff’s Non-Emergency Line at 727-847-8102, option 7. You can also report tips online at PascoSheriff.com/tips.