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Month: May 2012

NWPD Urges Public To Be Aware Of Suspicious Activity

The Eastside of New Westminster and Burnaby have been experiencing a rash of break-ins and attempted break-ins to sheds and outbuildings located at the rear of residential properties. Bolt cutters were used to cut locks to sheds and pry tools to force doors open. ‚ÄúThe New Westminster Police Department would like to urge the public […]

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NWPD Urges Public To Be Aware Of Suspicious Activity

The Eastside of New Westminster and Burnaby have been experiencing a rash of break-ins and attempted break-ins to sheds and outbuildings located at the rear of residential properties. Bolt cutters were used to cut locks to sheds and pry tools to force doors open. “The New Westminster Police Department would like to urge the public […]

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2012-8605 Stabbing Investigation – Suspect Charged

On May 15th, 2012 at approximately 0630 hours, two members of a prescription delivery service were making a delivery to an address in the 400 block of 8th Street. As they were standing at the front entrance to the apartment building, a male unrelated to their delivery exited, and for reasons unknown verbally accosted them. […]

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Stabbing Investigation – Suspect Charged

On May 15th, 2012 at approximately 0630 hours, two members of a prescription delivery service were making a delivery to an address in the 400 block of 8th Street. As they were standing at the front entrance to the apartment building, a male unrelated to their delivery exited, and for reasons unknown verbally accosted them. […]

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Stabbing Investigation

On May 17th, 2012 at approximately 0300 hours, NWPD patrol officers responded to a report of a domestic dispute at a residence in the 1300 block of Dan Lee Avenue. While en route the responding officers were advised that one of the subjects at the residence had been stabbed. Upon arrival, a 38 year old […]

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Wheelchair Robbery Suspect Arrested

On May 15th, 2012 at approximately 1745 hours, a 53 year old female, who requires the use of a wheelchair due to a significant medical condition, was crossing 6th avenue at 7th street in New Westminster. It was at this time that a male suspect came up behind her and began violently pushing her wheelchair […]

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NWPD To Crack Down On Dangerous Driving As Part Of May’s Month-Long High Risk Driving Campaign

On May 23rd and May 25th, members of the New Westminster Police Department will be stationed at several key locations throughout the City of New Westminster to target high-risk driving behaviours such as speeding, using electronic devices while driving, and not wearing seatbelts. This initiative is part of BC’s High Risk Driving Campaign, a month-long […]

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Chief Constable Requests External Investigation

On May 10th, 2012 at approximately 2250 hours, NWPD officers were dispatched to a disturbance call at an apartment in the 1000 block of 5th Avenue. The attending members dealt with the disturbance and cleared the scene without taking any enforcement action. NWPD officers were called back to the same location a second time at […]

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New Westminster Police Request Identity Of Witness

On January 4, 2012 at approximately 5:50 P.M., the New Westminster Police Department attended a report of an attempted robbery at Queens Park. The photographs below are from CCTV footage seized from the River Reach Liquor Store. The female in the photographs made a purchase on January 2, 2012 and it is believed that this […]

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NWPD Statement On The Resignation Of Former Constable Jeff Klassen

On May 3rd, 2012 former NWPD Constable Jeff KLASSEN submitted his resignation to Chief Constable Dave JONES. Chief JONES has accepted that resignation. While it is not the normal practice for NWPD to comment on personnel matters, given the elevated amount of media interest regarding Mr. KLASSEN, it was decided it was in the public […]

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