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Month: May 2013

The Public’s Assistance is Requested in Locating Missing Pieces of Valuable Native Art

On April 27th, 2013, the complainant, Jim Dutta, was at the boardwalk by the Quay when he put his bag down and walked away from it for a few minutes. When he returned, the bag, which contained very valuable pieces of native art, was missing. The New Westminster Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance […]

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Break and Enter to Queensborough Landing Armani Exchange

On May 20, 2013 at approximately 8:00 am, the New Westminster Police attended a break and enter report at the Armani Exchange clothing store located at 805 Boyd Street, New Westminster. Several thousand dollars worth of merchandise were stolen. The rear entry door was pried open. The individuals below were captured on camera entering the […]

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Canada Road Safety Week Stats for NWPD

Members of the NWPD were out in full force as part of Canada Road Safety week, which ran from May 13th to 20th. Canada Road Safety Week is a national enforcement-driven initiative designed to increase public compliance with and awareness of safe driving measures and, ultimately, to save lives. The enforcement part of the campaign […]

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NWPD Chief Constable inducted into the Order of Merit of the Police Forces

The New Westminster Police are pleased to announce the investiture of their own Chief Constable, Dave Jones, as a Member of the Order of Merit of the Police Forces. Chief Jones was present at the investiture ceremony in Ottawa this morning, held at Rideau Hall and presided over by His Excellency the Right Honourable Dave […]

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Search Warrant Executed, Resulting in Seizure of Marijuana and Cash

On May 23rd, 2013, members of the NWPD Street Crime Unit concluded an investigation under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act (CDSA) into the sale of marijuana at premises in the 900 block of 12th Street. Three males were taken into custody and a CDSA search warrant was executed on the premises, resulting in the […]

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New Westminster Resident Loses $1,300 in Fraud Scam

A resident of New Westminster is out $1,300 after trusting an on-line bank to provide her a loan. She located a bank online called “Citi Plan” and completed documentation to receive a $5,000 loan. The resident filled out a contract and provided her name, contact information, banking details including the routing number, type of account […]

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NWPD Requests Assistance from the Public in Identifying Jewelry

On April 30, 2013, a clear zip-loc bag containing gold coloured jewelry was found lying on ground in the BC Liquor Store parking lot located at 1075 Columbia Street, New Westminster. The items are displayed in the photos that follow:               If these items belong to you or someone […]

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Robbery Suspect Arrested

An observant NWPD Dispatcher assisted in the apprehension of a robbery suspect who is alleged to have committed several robberies in New Westminster on the evening of April 30th. On April 30th, 2013 at approximately 8:30 pm, a male suspect entered a convenience store in the 300 block of 6th Street and passed a note […]

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