Michael James NEWBON

Michael James NEWBON
Name: Michael James NEWBON
Last seen: 9/10/13
Year of Birth: 1939
Sex: Male
Eyes: Hazel
Hair: Grey
Height: 180cm
Build: Medium
Complexion: Fair
Circumstances:  Michael NEWBON was last seen at his home address on Bribie Island, Queensland on the morning of the 9th of October 2013. He is believed to have wandered off and family and friends are very concerned for his welfare, as none of them have heard from him since.

Missing man, Bribie Island

 

Police are seeking public assistance to help locate a 73-year-old man missing from Bribie Island.

He was last seen at 9.30am this morning walking along the Heathland Street fire break heading towards Banksia Beach.

Police and his family are concerned for his welfare as he suffers from a medical condition.

The missing man is described being 180cm with a slim build and short grey hair, and is wearing a navy polo shirt, long navy trousers and black dress shoes.

Anyone who may have seen the missing man or has information on his whereabouts is being urged to contact Bribie Island Police on 3410 9222 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Update one: Missing man, Bribie Island

Police and emergency services are continuing their search this morning for missing 73-year-old man from Bribie Island.

Officers from Bribie Island, Caboolture and the Dog Squad with the assistance of other agencies continued searching for Mr Newbon, who hasn’t been seen since 9.30am yesterday, after they failed to locate him overnight.

Residents in the vicinity of Sunderland Drive and Endeavour Drive at Banksia Beach are asked to check their yards, garages and sheds in the event Mr Newbon has sought shelter there overnight.

Mr Newbon is described being 180cm with a slim build and short grey hair, and is wearing a navy polo shirt, long navy trousers and black dress shoes.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Newbon or has information on his whereabouts is being urged to contact Bribie Island Police on 3410 9222 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

Update two: Missing man, Bribie Island

Police and emergency services are continuing their search for a missing 73-year-old man from Bribie Island.

An extensive land search today involving police, the dog squad, State Emergency Service (SES) volunteers, a rescue helicopter and other agencies has failed to locate any sign of Mr Newbon.

The land search has been suspended due to darkness however police will be continuing to search the area overnight.

The search will resume tomorrow with SES volunteers returning at first light.

Police would like to thank the members of the community that have been assisting by searching the areas around their homes today.

Police are continuing to appeal for residents near the national park, and the Banksia Beach and White Patch areas to check their yards, garages, sheds or other buildings in the event that Mr Newbon may have sought shelter

Mr Newbon is described being 180cm with a slim build and short grey hair, and is wearing a navy polo shirt, long navy trousers and black dress shoes.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Newbon or has information on his whereabouts is being urged to contact Bribie Island Police on 3410 9222 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

 

Update three: Missing man, Bribie Island

Search efforts are continuing today for missing 73-year-old Bribie Island man, Mr Michael Newbon.

Police and emergency services have been involved in a land and air search for Mr Newbon, who hasn’t been seen since 9.30am, Wednesday, 9 October. 

Police urge anybody using the tracks in the National Park, between Bongaree Shopping Centre and Pacific Harbour Golf Course to keep a look out and report any sightings or information.

Also residents in the vicinity of Sunderland Drive and Endeavour Drive at Banksia Beach are reminded to check on yards, garages and sheds periodically.

Mr Newbon is described being 180cm with a slim build and short grey hair, and is wearing a navy polo shirt, long navy trousers and black dress shoes.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Newbon or has information on his whereabouts is being urged to contact Bribie Island Police on 3410 9222 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

Update four: Missing man, Bribie Island

Police and emergency services will continue efforts to locate a missing 73-year-old man from Bribie Island.

Mr Michael Newbon has been missing for six days and was last seen at 9.30am on October 9.

Police, State Emergency Service volunteers (SES) and Emergency Management Queensland (EMQ) have conducted land searches in critical areas of Bribie Island.

The Queensland Police Service and EMQ are reviewing activities to date and investigating other strategies to continue efforts to locate Mr Newbon.

Patrols and activities will be maintained in the area.

Police thank members of the SES, EMQ, Rescue Helicopter Services and Queensland Parks and Wildlife Service who are assisting in the search and to community members who have been providing information to police.

Residents are asked to continue to check their yards, garages and sheds in the event Mr Newbon has sought shelter.

Mr Newbon is described being 180cm with a slim build and short grey hair, and is wearing a navy polo shirt, long navy trousers and black dress shoes.

Update 5: Missing man, Bribie Island

 

Police will continue efforts to locate a missing 73-year-old man from BribieIsland.

Mr Michael Newbon was last seen on the Heathland Street fire break heading towards Banksia Beach at 9.30am on October 9.

Police, State Emergency Service volunteers (SES), and other authorities have conducted extensive land searches in critical areas of Bribie Island since Wednesday, and have now scaled back the land search.

District Officer for Moreton, Inspector Lee Jeffries said the search has involved a large-scale community involvement, with fliers being distributed to local taxis, buses, pubs, and clubs.

“Police would like to thank the Bribie Island community for banding together to check their yards, waterways, and local streets looking for Mr Newbon,” Inspector Jeffries.

“We urge residents against mounting their own search in the National Parks area, as the terrain is extremely rough and almost impenetrable in places. Combined with recent hot and dry weather means it is far too risky.”

Inspector Jeffries said police would also like to thank members of the SES, EMQ, Rescue Helicopter Services, and QueenslandParks and Wildlife Service who are assisting in the search.

“Bribie Island Police, the Moreton Dog Unit, and the QueenslandParks and Wildlife Service will continue to conduct patrols and activities in the area in an effort to locate Mr Newbon,” he said.

“We will review activities to date and investigate all possible strategies on a daily basis until we find Mr Newbon.”

Mr Newbon is described being 180cm with a slim build and short grey hair, and is wearing a navy polo shirt, long navy trousers and black dress shoes.

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 or crimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.

Crime Stoppers is a registered charity and community volunteer organisation working in partnership with the Queensland Police Service.

For all non-urgent police reporting or general police inquiries contact Policelink on 131 444 or Policelink.qld.gov.au 24hrs a day.

Shoppers, walkers and golfers urged to look for missing man

SEARCH efforts are continuing today for missing 73-year-old Bribie Island man Michael Newbon.

Police and emergency services have been involved in a land and air search for Mr Newbon, who hasn't been seen since Wednesday October 9.

Police urge anybody using the tracks in the National Park, between Bongaree Shopping Centre and Pacific Harbour Golf Course to keep a look out and report any sightings or information.

Also residents in the vicinity of Sunderland Drive and Endeavour Drive at Banksia Beach are reminded to check on yards, garages and sheds periodically.

Mr Newbon is described being 180cm with a slim build and short grey hair, and is wearing a navy polo shirt, long navy trousers and black dress shoes.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Newbon or has information on his whereabouts is being urged to contact Bribie Island Police on 3410 9222 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

Police, SES and dogs still searching for Michael Newbon

IT WAS a long, hot weekend for emergency crews who continued their search for missing Banksia Beach man Michael Newbon.

Mr Newbon disappeared without a trace last Wednesday, October 9.

A police spokesman said he was last seen about 9.30am that morning, walking along Heathland St.

The 73-year-old suffers from a medical condition that involves memory loss.

Mr Newbon was described by police as 180cm tall with a slim build and short grey hair.

He was wearing a navy polo shirt, long navy trousers and black dress shoes.

So far emergency services, including the Moreton Bay SES, police and dog squad have been involved in a land and air search for Mr Newbon.

SES members from across the region travelled to assist with search efforts across the weekend.

Police have urged anyone using the tracks in the Bribie Island National Park, between Bongaree Shopping Centre and Pacific Harbour Golf Course, to keep a look out and report any sightings or information.

Residents in the vicinity of Sunderland Dr and Endeavour Dr, Banksia Beach, were also reminded to check their yards, garages and sheds periodically.

The search for him continues.

Anyone who may have seen Mr Newbon or who has information on his whereabouts is being urged to contact Bribie Island Police on 3410 9222 or Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.

 

Additional services helping in search for missing man

ADDITIONAL land and air searches for missing Bribie Island man Michael Newbon will continue into next week.

Mr Newbon was last seen on the Heathland Street fire break, heading towards Banksia Beach at 9.30am on October 9. 

Police would like to advise that while the SES land search was suspended, foot searches by police and the dog squad have continued with other organisations

Additional land and air searches will continue into next week, the Queensland Police Service said.

Mr Newbon is described being 180cm with a slim build and short grey hair, and is wearing a navy polo shirt, long navy trousers and black dress shoes.

Police thank members of the SES, EMQ Rescue and Parks and Wildlife Services

Anyone with information which could assist with this matter should contact Crime Stoppers anonymously via 1800 333 000 orcrimestoppers.com.au 24hrs a day.