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Month: May 2011

Update To Sudden Death Investigation

To update the earlier news release regarding the body found on South Dyke Road at Jardine Street in Queensborough, New Westminster. The deceased male has been identified as Brian JOHANSEN of New Westminster; the investigation is ongoing but an autopsy performed yesterday has not determined the cause of death. At this time, there is no […]

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Males Arrested For Possessing Stolen Property

On May 2nd 2011 0730 Hours, the New Westminster Police Service received information that during the night, a boat was observed suspiciously stopping at numerous house boats along the Fraser River. Officers attended the area and observed the suspect boat towing another boat on the river in the area of the Nine-Hundred Block of South […]

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New Westminster Crime Rates Decreases

Over the past 10 years, crime rates in British Columbia have been decreasing. In New Westminster, the crime rate decrease has outpaced the province in many areas. In March 2011 the Ministry of Public Safety and Solicitor General of BC provided the following data: 2000-2009, New Westminster crime rate per 1000 persons decreased by 32% […]

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