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Assault with a weapon in Moody Park

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Moody Park yesterday. The incident occurred at approximately 4:00pm on June 21 near the northeast Moody Park baseball diamond. The 27 year old victim was punched and kicked multiple times by two young men and hit on the head with […]

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Residents warned of fraudsters posing as CRA employees and police

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police department is warning the public that the Canada Revenue Agency scam is hitting New Westminster with a renewed intensity. “We have received a wave of calls from residents advising us that people claiming to work for the CRA are calling to collect fictitious debts,” stated Media Relations Officer […]

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NWPD investigating death of 2 year old child

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is in the early stages of an investigation with the BC Coroners Service over the death of a 2 year old child. On June 7th 2017 at approximately 11pm, officers responded to a 911 call for help in the 300 block of Stanley Street, for a suspected […]

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Drug linked to the death of New Westminster teen was MDMA

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department has received toxicology reports from the BC Coroner Service and it has been determined that the drug linked to the death of a New Westminster teen and hospitalization of another was MDMA. Initial reports indicated that the pills sold to the teens were a combination of MDMA and […]

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Students show support for Cops for Cancer

New Westminster – School Liaison Officer Constable Gerald Lau is taking part in the Cops for Cancer Tour de Coast and the New Westminster Police Department would like to thank a local student, Sahara for her support of Constable Lau’s journey. Constable Lau extended an invitation to the local elementary and middle schools to help […]

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Urgent drug related warning

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is issuing an urgent warning about a lethal strain of drug circulating in New Westminster. One person has died from the unknown drug and another is in critical condition. Both individuals purchased the drug in pill form from the same street drug dealer. “The community should be concerned,” Stated […]

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Located! Missing 14 year old Emilia Ghica

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department is asking for public assistance in finding 14 year old Emilia Ghica. Emilia, who also goes by the name Emily, was last seen near her home in the 12th Street area of New Westminster at approximately 2:30 am in the morning of May 7. “We are asking the […]

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New Westminster Police Department solves 20 year-old cold case

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department detectives have used DNA and other evidence to link James Gray to the 1996 sexual assault of Dorothy Darnel. In the early morning hours of October 4th 1996, Dorothy Darnel, a 79 year old grandmother was viciously attacked in her home as she slept. Her attacker beat her […]

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Jared Edward Harris arrested

New Westminster – On April 27th 2017 the New Westminster Police Department issued a public notification regarding Jared Harris, who was believed to be a high risk to re-offend. Days prior, on April 23rd at approximately 3:00pm, a male was walking around a store in the 400 block of Columbia Street allegedly masturbating. The male […]

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UPDATE: LOCATED Assistance needed in locating missing male

New Westminster – UPDATE: LOCATED. The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 43 year old Dennis Broadwood. Mr. Broadwood was last seen early in the morning of Wednesday March 27th, 2017 near his home in New Westminster. “We are asking the public to help us locate Dennis Broadwood to ensure […]

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