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Month: January 2011

New Westminster Police Board Announces Successor To Chief Constable Position

The New Westminster Police Board has appointed Deputy Chief David P. Jones, to succeed as the new Chief Constable of the New Westminster Police Service. Recently, long-serving Chief Constable Lorne Zapotichny announced his retirement after four decades of service in uniform. The Board, along with representatives from the City of New Westminster Human Resources Department […]

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Suspicious Male

On Sunday January 9th at approximately 1300 Hours, four boys, 10 to 11 years of age, were playing on the back field of Lord Tweedsmuir School when a suspicious male approached them. The male, described as Caucasian, Fifty to Sixty years of age, slim build, white hair, a white mustache, wearing a grey suit jacket, […]

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Escaped Prisoner Arrested

On Monday January 10th at 0238 Hours, New Westminster Police patrol officers located and arrested Forty-Six year old Susan Smith. Smith had escaped from police custody in Burnaby on Friday January 7th and was subsequently subject to an arrest warrant for escaping lawful custody. Smith was arrested in the 12th Street area of New Westminster […]

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New Westminster Chief Constable Announces Retirement

New Westminster police Chief Constable Lorne Zapotichny announced his retirement today. The Chief’s last official day in office will be February 28th 2011. The New Westminster Police Board will announce a succession plan before that date. Lorne Zapotichny joined the New Westminster Police in February 1998 and was sworn in as Chief Constable in August […]

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