Police are appealing for information, as part of Operation Roam, regarding Troy Newton.
Police are appealing for information, as part of Operation Roam, regarding Troy Newton.

Police appeal to residents of Iluka in manhunt for fugitive

ONE of Australia's 20 most wanted fugitives may be living at Iluka.

Troy Newton is wanted by Queensland Police over an alleged aggravated burglary in Minyama, on the Sunshine Coast, on December 16, 2006.

Police believe the 38-year-old may now be hiding out at Iluka, and have appealed to the community for information on his whereabouts.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 185cm tall, with brown hair, hazel eyes and of a medium build.

Newton is the third man on the list of Australia's 20 most wanted fugitives - released this week as part of Operation Roam 2015 - to be linked to the Clarence Valley.

Police are also appealing for information on Taylor John Ware, 30, and Geoffrey Franklin Wallace, 51.

Both men have connections to the Grafton and Coffs Harbour regions.

Wallace is wanted by NSW detectives over an alleged aggravated break and enter and assault in Corindi on Thursday, June 5 this year.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance, about 182cm tall, with brown/grey hair, brown eyes and of a medium build.

Ware is wanted on warrants for more than 20 offences, regarding an alleged aggravated break and enter and police pursuit, as well as alleged larceny, trespassing and stealing offences committed in Corindi Beach between May and July 2014.

He is described as being of Caucasian appearance with a fair complexion, about 180-185cm tall, with red hair, brown eyes and of a medium build.

Police have urged anyone with information on any of the men to phone Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: http://www.nsw.crimestoppers.com.au/

Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence.

 


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