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Single Vehicle Collision at Holmes Street and East Columbia Street

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is currently investigating a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Holmes Street and East Columbia Street. A mid-sized roll-off bin truck was traveling down Holmes Street, but did not stop at the intersection of East Columbia Street, traveled through the intersection and over the embankment. “Thankfully, […]

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NWPD members recognized by the province for their work on a 1996 cold case

New Westminster – The officers who helped solve a 20-year-old New Westminster sexual assault case have been recognized by the provincial government at the Police Honours Night. The annual awards, held Thursday night in Victoria, recognize outstanding law enforcement officers for their bravery and dedication. This year, 106 officers from across the province received awards, […]

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Missing Person – Cameron Whyte

LOCATED: Cameron Whyte has been located and is safe. He is currently being checked by medical personnel to ensure his well-being. Thank-you for your help. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance to locate missing person 47 year old New Westminster resident Cameron Whyte. Mr. Whyte left his residence in […]

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Suspect Arrested in Alleged Poppy Donation Theft

New Westminster – 54 year old Burnaby resident, Dwayne Edward Zbucki, has been arrested and charged with the alleged poppy donation theft. On November 8th, 2018 at approximately 2:00pm Mr. Zbucki allegedly entered the Royal Canadian Legion at 631 6th Street to order food. After he paid for his food at the cash register, the […]

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Missing Person – Harvinder Singh

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Harvinder Singh. Mr. Singh had been staying at a local temple as he was visiting Canada for 6 months. His visa recently expired and he was due to return to India. Mr. Singh left the temple with […]

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Wanted – Sterling Booker for Criminal Harassment

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is actively looking for a suspect in an alleged serious domestic assault out of Edmonton. 41 year old New Westminster resident, Sterling Miles Booker is wanted for Criminal Harassment, and is currently charged with the additional offences of Break and Enter and Assault Causing Bodily Harm. These […]

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Suspect for ID in alleged poppy donation theft

New Westminster — The New Westminster Police is seeking the public’s assistance to identify a suspect in an alleged poppy donation theft. On November 8th, 2018 at approximately 2:00pm an adult male entered the Royal Canadian Legion at 631 6th Street to order food. After the male had paid for his food at the cash […]

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Memorial shoulder flashes unveiled by the New Westminster Police Department

New Westminster – On the 100th year since the end of World War I, the New Westminster Police Department is unveiling a Remembrance Day shoulder flash that officers will wear as part of their duty uniforms. The shoulder flash is in honour of those who answered the call of duty to serve their country. “Today […]

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NWPD raising money and awareness for men’s health

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is reaching out to New Westminster communities to raise money and awareness for men’s health. Two New Westminster Police Department members are donating their upper lips to the November men’s health awareness initiative, known as Movember, featuring men worldwide growing moustaches. While both Corporal Kumar and Constable […]

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Update on drug lab explosion on Carnarvon Street

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department investigators along with New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services have cleared the residence on Carnarvon Street in New Westminster. Residents have been advised that they can return to the building. Investigators are continuing to look into the possibility of laying charges, however at this time, the matter remains […]

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