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Month: October 2010

Break-In Suspects Cause Serious Accident

Shortly after 1200 hours today a New Westminster Police officer on routine patrol observed that a security gate had been rammed through at an abandoned mill on Duncan Street in Queensborough. The officer then saw a male and a female suspect loading items from the mill into the back of a large cube van which […]

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FOLLOW UP – Pepper Spray Released At New Westminster High School

The student responsible for the release of pepper spray has stepped forward to identify themselves to police investigators. The incident is being dealt with internally by school administrators and the school police liaison officer. On Monday, October 18th at approximately 1300 Hours at New Westminster Senior Secondary, persons unknown released pepper spray in one of […]

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Halloween Safety

Halloween is a time of fun and excitement for children and parents alike. Safety is important at any time of year but even more so when it comes to Halloween. Here are some ideas for parents to consider as part of a safe Halloween: Children should be accompanied by an adult. Children should wear clothing […]

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Pepper Spray Released At New Westminster High School

On today’s date at approximately 1300 Hours at New Westminster Senior Secondary, persons unknown released pepper spray in one of the schools hallways. Although the spray was not directed at any one individual or group, the spray is an irritant, derived from capsicum (chili pepper), and causes coughing and excessive mucous from the nasal passages. […]

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Motor Vehicle Collision

On Wednesday, October 13th at 1245 Hours, New Westminster police were responding to a call for assistance in the Seven-Hundred Block of Princess Street and were responding Code 3 with lights and siren. As patrol officers travelled North on Sixth Street they stopped before entering the Royal Avenue intersection. With lights and siren engaged, motorists […]

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Male Arrested For Robbery

On Tuesday, October 12th at 2010 Hours, New Westminster Police received a 9-1-1 call from a clerk at a convenience store located in the Four-Hundred Block of Columbia Street advising of a male that was demanding money and threatened the clerk with violence while holding a pocket knife. Within minutes, patrol officer Lara Dewitt attended […]

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Male Assaulted With Weapon

On Wednesday, October 13th at 0233 Hours, the New Westminster Police were dispatched to the Eight-Hundred Block of 12th Street on report of a male that had been stabbed. At scene, officers located the injured male laying on the ground. The male had suffered two apparent stab type wounds to the upper left chest. B.C. […]

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Saving Lives During Operation Impact

October 8-11, 2010 will mark Operation Impact, a national campaign to make Canada’s roads the safest in the world. This special weekend is a police initiative designed to remind people that an essential part of the enforcement job is to save lives and reduce injuries on our roadways. Educating the public in safe driving practices […]

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Male Charged With Mischief

On Tuesday October Fifth at 0306 Hours, two residents living in the area of the Four-Hundred Block of East Columbia Street contacted the New Westminster Police to advise of observing a male with a baseball bat smashing store windows in the area. Patrol officers immediately attended the area. The suspect had fled the scene however, […]

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