Daryl John NORRIS was last seen at 8.30pm on Tuesday the 4th
February 2020 at his home address in Cleve, South Australia. It
appears that Daryl left the family home on foot without shoes,
wallet, cash, bank card or his phone sometime during that evening or
in the early hours of the next day. Daryl's disappearance is very
out of character and there is serious concern for his safety and
welfare, particularly given he has never done anything like this
before. Extensive searches undertaken, along with police enquiries
to date, have failed to locate Daryl and his current whereabouts
Anyone with information which may assist in locating the whereabouts
of Daryl is urged to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Police hold grave fears for missing Cleve man Daryl Norris, who
has not been seen in almost a week.
Mr Norris, 59, is described as a “beloved family man” and was last
seen leaving his Cleve home at 8.30pm on Tuesday, February 4.
It is believed Mr Norris left his home on foot with a small food
supply, however without personal items such as his phone and wallet.
According to police, Mr Norris is known to leave the house for up to
a day at a time, but has never been out of contact for such a long
Police on Monday said they were worried for his welfare.
“Police hold grave fears for the welfare of missing Cleve man Darryl
Norris, after efforts to locate him have been unsuccessful,” Eyre
Western operations inspector Mark Hubbard said.
“Given the passage of time police have real concern for his welfare,
given Mr Norris suffers from a medical condition and his family have
not heard from him.”
An extensive police search has been carried over a 3.6km radius
surrounding Cleve, which included a police helicopter and a drone.
Police don’t believe foul play has played a part in Mr Norris’
disappearance, however Insp Hubbard said the more time passes the
worse the situation could be.
“The circumstances surrounding his disappearance are not suspicious,
however police keep an open mind in the hope he will be found safe,”
Insp Hubbard said.
“We are hopeful that he has found his way to shelter and it is
possible that he doesn’t want to be found, however if he is out in
the elements and without water for six days, then that would be very
Mr Norris is described as caucasian, 183cm tall and with a slim
build. Anybody with information on his whereabouts is urged to
contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.
Cleve man remains missing
SA man missing for almost three weeks
Update: Police conduct search for missing man
Police are renewing
their appeal for information regarding missing man Daryl
Norris following a search on the weekend.
Cleve Police with the assistance of SES, conducted a day
long search on Saturday 22 February through dense vegetated
areas close to Cleve and Mr Norris’ home address. The search
included SES personnel on the ground along with all-terrain
vehicles and drones. Unfortunately, no new evidence was
Daryl Norris was last seen at his home around 8.30pm on
Tuesday 4 February and police and family hold grave fears
for his welfare.
Mr Norris is 59 years and described as Caucasian, 183cm
tall, slim build with blue eyes and brown/grey hair. He
walks with a limp and was last seen wearing brown cargo
shorts and a t-shirt.
Police believe Mr Norris left on foot with some food
supplies but without any personal items such as a mobile
phone or wallet. There have been no confirmed sightings of
him and it is possible he could have fallen and injured
himself and in need of medical attention.
Police are also renewing their appeal for local residents to
check any of their vacant properties including any vacant
The investigation into Mr Norris’ disappearance continues
and anyone with information, including anyone who have
passed through the town and possibly sighted him, is urged
to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.