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Month: October 2009

Male Rescued From River

On October twenty-eighth at 1752 hours New Westminster police patrol officers attended the river front boardwalk area, in the twelve-hundred block of Quayside Drive on reports of a male that had fallen into the Fraser River. At scene, officers located the male as he floated in the river hanging on to a pillar that was […]

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Front Street Closure

Update to the tractor trailer roll-over incident on New Westminster’s Front Street. The incident occurred at 23:25 hours last night. The tractor trailer unit came in contact with a concrete barrier causing the vehicle to weave sharply and subsequently flip on to its side. The driver sustained minor injuries and fortunately no other motorist’s were […]

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Two Males Arrested For 2008 Robbery / Aggravated Assault

On June 6, 2008, police responded to a report of a male that was assaulted by two suspects during a robbery attempt. The victim sustained serious facial injuries that consisted of fractured facial bones and lacerations. After a lengthy investigation by the New Westminster Police Major Crime Unit, two suspects have been arrested and charged […]

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Police Respond To Report Of Shooting Victim – Additional Charge

The Crown Counsels office has approved the additional charge of Section 244.2(3) Criminal Code of Canada, Discharge of a firearm while being reckless to the life of another person. Armanjot Singh DHILLION was to appear in court today on this and other firearms related charges however the appearance has been delayed and DHILLION remains in […]

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Suspect Arrested On Six Counts Of Robbery

Scott Andrew DUNCAN, a twenty-one year old New Westminster resident, has been charged with six counts of robbery. The accused is alleged to have committed five of the robberies in New Westminster at east side convenience stores and one robbery in Burnaby. The robberies occurred from September thirtieth to October twelfth. The accused produced a […]

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Three Arrested On Weapons Charges

On October seventeenth, 2009, at approximately 0129 hours residents living in the 500 Block of Fourteenth Street were awoken when the door to their residence was forced open. Three male suspects entered and threatened the residents. One of the suspects discharged a firearm in the residence however, no one was injured. Within minutes, the accused […]

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Firearms Seized

New Westminster Police are currently conducting an investigation involving a number of firearms which were seized from a residence in the 1000 block of 4th Avenue at approximately 3:00 PM today. Seven persons were taken into custody at the residence, however, none have yet been charged so no names or other information are being released […]

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Aggravated Sexual Assault

On September 21, 2009, the New Westminster Police Service received a report of an incident that a victim had been exposed to the HIV virus by his ex-partner. Investigation revealed the accused had been informed by his physician that he was HIV positive and failed to disclose this information prior to engaging in unprotected sex […]

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Police Respond To Report Of Shooting Victim – Follow Up; Suspect Arrested

On October 4th at 0130 hours, the New Westminster police attended the 22nd street SkyTrain station responding to reports of a male suffering from a gunshot wound to the hand. At scene, the victim was located and treated for non-life threatening injuries. An extensive search of the surrounding area was conducted and a patrol officer […]

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Male Rescued From Fraser River

At approximately 7:30 this evening New Westminster Fire & Rescue Service requested the assistance of New Westminster Police to gain access to a male who had fallen into the Fraser River approximately 30 metres downstream from the Westminster Quay Public Market. It was learned that the forty-five-year-old New Westminster man had been walking along the […]

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