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Month: September 2010

Fraud Prevention Tips For Seniors

Crime prevention tips for seniors Personal safety and crime prevention tips apply to everyone regardless of age. However, seniors are even more vulnerable because they are predominately very trusting of people and have a desire to help others. Every community experiences criminals that prey on the elderly. Most recently, a New Westminster senior was scammed […]

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Male Charged With Arson

On Monday September Twenty-Seventh at 1912 Hours, the New Westminster Police and Fire Services attended a reported fire at a residence in the Eight-Hundred Block of Royal Avenue. At scene, police officers and New Westminster Fire Services discovered a male whom had witnessed the fire and extinguished it just before crews arrived. The fire was […]

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Male Arrested For Robbery

On Monday, September 20th at 5:50 P.M. New Westminster Police received a 9-1-1 call from a female advising that an unknown male had just minute’s earlier demanded money from her while brandishing a knife. This incident occurred in the Six-Hundred Block of Victoria Street. The suspect was described as a Caucasian male, early twenties, stocky […]

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‘Con Air’ Returns Male To Ontario To Face Charges

On August 25, 2010, a member of the New Westminster Police Service Operational Support Unit encountered a male in the 800 block of Carnarvon Street and found that he was wanted on multiple warrants for serious offences in Stratford, Ontario. The offences were: sexual assault, aggravated assault, forcible confinement, fail to appear and mischief. None […]

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Off-Duty Police Officer Aids In Arrest

On Tuesday September 7th at 9:00 p.m. off-duty New Westminster police officer Constable Crowston was driving on East Columbia Street in the 800 Block when he observed that the passenger van in front of him was being operated erratically. Crowston continued his observation of the vehicle as it sped up and slowed down arbitrarily. Constable […]

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Male Assaulted – Accused Arrested

On Tuesday September 7th at 1300 Hours, New Westminster police officers were dispatched to the Six-Hundred Block of Princess Street on report of an assault that had just occurred. At scene, police located the Fifty-Six year old male victim and witnesses to the assault. Reports indicate that the victim had parked his commercial vehicle in […]

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Suspicious Male

On August 31st at approximately 2:00 P.M. a female in her late teens was walking in the Two-Hundred Block of First Street when she was approached by a suspicious male. The male was driving along First Street when he pulled his vehicle to the curb near the female. The male rolled his vehicle window down […]

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