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Month: November 2012

UPDATE: Con Artist Strikes Again

Nov 29, 2012 – We have now identified the suspect referred to below as Richard Earl Rupert. Rupert is wanted Canada-wide with several warrants out for his arrest in Ontario. He is responsible for victimizing the elderly from Ontario throughout Canada to the Lower Mainland. He seeks out and befriends senior citizens and identifies himself as a […]

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Con Artist Strikes Again

The New Westminster Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in identifying a prolific con artist who is victimizing elderly females in our community. On November 21, 2012, the suspect male befriended an elderly female victim. He pretended to be her son and followed her home and into her suite. He then stole […]

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Con Artist Strikes Again

The New Westminster Police Department is asking for assistance from the public in identifying a prolific con artist who is victimizing elderly females in our community. On November 21, 2012, the suspect male befriended an elderly female victim. He pretended to be her son and followed her home and into her suite. He then stole […]

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NWPD Looking for Home Invasion Suspects

The NWPD Major Crime Unit is investigating a violent home invasion that occurred at an apartment building in the 600 block of 3rd Avenue last Friday, October 26th at approximately 7:30 PM. Three suspects – two male and one female—forced entry to the residence armed with a handgun and a hammer. The suspects threatened the […]

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NWPD reminding public to be careful with personal information

A recent incident in New Westminster has highlighted the need for the public to be diligent in safeguarding their personal information. On October 22nd, 2012, the NWPD took a report from a citizen regarding the theft of her purse from her vehicle, which had been parked on the street in front of her residence. What […]

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NWPD asks for public’s assistance in investigation of drive-by shooting

The NWPD Major Crime Unit continues its investigation into a drive-by shooting that occurred in the early morning hours of October 29th, 2012. Multiple rounds were fired at a residential apartment building in the 200 block of Salter Street, with bullets striking two suites. The incident is believed to have been a targeted shooting; however, […]

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