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Month: April 2011

Traffic Collision Fatality- Holmes Street At East Columbia Street-Update

The family of the deceased has granted permission for the release of his name; Mark Holmes, Twenty-Six years of age, a resident of Coquitlam, British Columbia. The New Westminster Police Service has received information that there were people who rendered assistance to those involved in the fatal collision that occurred on April 19, 2011 at […]

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Cst. Klassen – Discontinuance Of Pay And Allowances

On April 20 2011, the New Westminster Police Board served a Notice of Discontinuance of Pay and Allowances (suspension without pay) upon Cst Jeff Klassen that pursuant to Section 110 of the BC Police Act. This decision comes after Cst Klassen and his representatives were provided the opportunity to be heard before the Police Board, on April […]

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Fatal Collision – Holmes Street At East Columbia Street – Update

The intersection of Holmes Street at East Columbia Street was open to traffic just before midnight last night. The investigation into the collision is being conducted by the New Westminster Police Collision Analyst, Major Crime Investigators are interviewing witnesses and, Commercial Vehicle Inspectors are assisting with the examination of the vehicles involved. All potential causative […]

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Request For Witnesses In Fatal Motor Vehicle Accident

To update the earlier news release regarding the fatal collision at Holmes Street and East Columbia Street, the intersection and approaches remain closed to traffic until such time that collision analysts have completed their investigation. The New Westminster Police is appealing to any witnesses who may have been in the area of Holmes Street and […]

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Vehicle Collision – East Columbia Street At Holmes Street

The intersection of Holmes Street at East Columbia Street remains closed as Collision Analysts conduct their on-scene investigation. Reports indicate that two vehicles were involved, one of which is a large commercial vehicle. One fatality has been confirmed. No further updates are available at this time. It is anticipated that the intersection will remain closed […]

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New Westminster Police Officer Constable Jeff Klassen

New Westminster Police officer Constable Jeff Klassen was found guilty in court today in relation to a criminal case stemming from an assault he committed while off-duty in Vancouver in January, 2009. The Police Act Investigation into this incident, which started back in January 2009, continues. At the conclusion of the Police Act investigation, a […]

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