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Parent’s Night Out – Social Media Awareness, Safer Schools Together

New Westminster – The NWPD is happy to announce Parent’s Night Out! If you’re a parent and you want to be equipped with social media awareness and management, mark your calendars! On February 21st at 6:30, we are hosting another Parent’s Night Out. Your child is rapidly developing their personal identity with cell phone in […]

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LOCATED! NWPD seek public assistance to locate missing person

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 21 year old Arthur Trimble who is currently of no fixed address. Mr. Trimble was last seen on February 7th 2017 in the 200 block of Sherbrooke Street, at approximately 5:00pm. Mr. Trimble was scheduled to return to a […]

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NWPD requests assistance to locate male

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the assistance of the public to locate 25 year old Satnam Singh. Mr. Singh was last seen in the 300 block of Wood Street in New Westminster on December 13th 2016 at approximately 10:00pm. Mr. Singh was anticipated to return home to India, however he […]

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New Westminster Police Department adopts naloxone to fight opioid crisis

New Westminster – Throughout the month of February New Westminster Police Department members and front line civilian staff will be trained in administering naloxone. The drug, which enters the body through a nasal spray, reverses the effects of opioids. “Having naloxone available to us means we can save lives in opioid overdose situations, and can […]

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Update – child abduction investigation

New Westminster – On January 23rd the New Westminster Police Department asked for the assistance of the public to locate a 9 year old who had allegedly been abducted by her mother. The 9 year old child was visiting with her mother Wilma Estrada, who does not currently have custody. During the visit, the mother […]

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Child Abduction Investigation – Public Assistance Required

New Westminster – On January 22nd at approximately 10:45pm the NWPD took conduct of a report of a possible child abduction. During a custody visit, the mother of 9 year old Makayla Estrada-Weber is believed to have taken her during the custody visit, violating a court order. The New Westminster Police Major Crime Unit has […]

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Suspect Charged Breaching Conditions

New Westminster – December 22nd 2016, the New Westminster Police Department issued an arrest warrant for 58 year old Coquitlam resident Randy Downes. Mr. Downes was allegedly breaching his court ordered conditions after being seen near Queens Park Arena on two occasions. Mr. Downes has multiple conditions stemming from a Coquitlam RCMP investigation that led […]

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Potential furnace inspection scam

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department has received several complaints about alleged salespersons from a company named “Eco-Energy” regarding misleading sales practices. The complainant’s allege that door-to-door sales persons are misleading consumers, providing false information and using high pressure sales tactics to gain access to people’s homes to conduct questionable furnace inspections. It appears […]

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Alleged Drug Trafficker Charged

New Westminster – Starting in March 2016, the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit conducted an extensive multi-jurisdictional drug investigation. Partnering with the Canada Border Services Agency, and several RCMP detachments including Surrey, Coquitlam, and Chilliwack the NWPD Street Crime Unit lead the lengthy multi-jurisdictional investigation and recommended several charges to Crown Counsel. On […]

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NWPD Investigate Collision

New Westminster – On December 19th 2016 at approximately 2:05 pm, the New Westminster Police Department responded to the area of 6th Street and 6th Avenue for a report of a vehicle that collided into the side of a bank. There did not appear to be any major damage to the building, however two pedestrians […]

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