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Month: August 2013

UPDATE: Two Female Escorts Dead – Public Warning Issued

The autopsy for Karen Nabors has been completed and the findings are inconclusive.  As the cause of death is still unknown, further testing by the pathologist will be required and toxicology results are pending.  An updated media release will be provided once those results have been made available to investigators. The investigation into the suspicious […]

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UPDATE: Two Female Escorts Dead – Public Warning Issued

Following the public warning issued yesterday by the Integrated Homicide Investigation Team, there have been some concerns raised over the timing of the warning. “As police officers we are morally, ethically and legally responsible to balance the protection of the public and the integrity of the investigation.  In cases, where suicide is a possibility, there […]

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Two Female Escorts Dead – Public Warning Issued

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) in conjunction with the New Westminster Police Department (NWPD) is asking the public to be vigilant following two separate suspicious deaths. The first incident occurred on August 12, 2013 just before 10:00pm, when the NWPD responded to the sudden death of 45 year old Jill Lyons, at an apartment […]

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New Westminster Man Charged with Distribution and Possession of Child Pornography

In March of 2013, an investigation was initiated into the actions of a New Westminster resident relating to the possession of child pornography. The New Westminster Police Department Major Crimes Unit advanced the investigation to a point where a Report to Crown Counsel was submitted on July 10th, 2013, recommending criminal charges. On August 16th, […]

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NWPD Seeks the Public’s Assistance in Locating a Ring Stolen during a Residential Break and Enter

On August 15, 2013, the New Westminster Police Department began an investigation into a Break and Enter in the area of Laguna Courts, where a safe was stolen from a residence.  Amongst the items in the safe was a gold ring with a large opal approximately 23mm x 16mm x 8 mm, and diamonds graduating […]

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New Westminster Police Car Involved in Motor Vehicle Accident

On Tuesday, August 13, 2013 at approximately 2:00 pm, a New Westminster Police patrol car was involved in a motor vehicle accident with another vehicle at the intersection of Harvey Street and Cumberland Street in New Westminster. Both the police officer and the 67 year old driver of the other vehicle were taken to hospital […]

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Armed Man Safely Taken into Custody

On Saturday, August 10, 2013 at approximately 2:30 pm, New Westminster Police Department members were dispatched to an apartment on 9th Street. They had received a call that the male at the location was intoxicated and was suicidal. The caller identified himself as a friend of the male in question and also disclosed that loaded […]

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NWPD Search Warrant locates guns and drugs

On July 31st, 2013 at approximately 7:20 PM, members of the NWPD Street Crime Unit, along with the assistance of the LMD Emergency Response Team, executed a Search Warrant at a ground floor apartment in the 200 block of Carnarvon Street. Two occupants, a male and female, were located inside and taken into custody. Members […]

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