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Month: April 2014

NWPD investigates theft of cancer fundraising boxes

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department wants to tell the person(s) responsible for stealing cancer research fundraising boxes that they will be brought to justice. In April, there were three reported cases of the Daffodil Pin fundraising boxes being stolen in New Westminster from several local businesses. Other similar thefts are believed to […]

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The City of New Westminster and the New Westminster Police Department prepare to host the first ever Amazing Disaster Rally

The event will take place on May 10, 2014, at the end of National Emergency Preparedness Week. In order to bring attention to the importance of New Westminster residents being prepared for serious incidents and disasters, the City of New Westminster’s Emergency Management Office, in partnership with New Westminster Fire & Rescue Services and the […]

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UPDATE: Male charged after execution of search warrant

New Westminster – On April 23, 2014, the New Westminster Police Department and the Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team executed a Search Warrant at a residence on 10th Avenue, New Westminster, and a male suspect was arrested. The male is identified as Nathan Matthew Gravenor, a thirty-seven year old resident of New Westminster. Accused Gravenor […]

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NOW LOCATED: NWPD seek public assistance in locating missing suicidal male

UPDATE: Fred William Bilawey has now been located. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police are seeking the public’s assistance in locating fifty-two year old Fred William Bilawey, who is currently missing and reportedly suicidal. He has not been seen since April 16, 2014, although he is believed to be in the Toronto area. Bilawey’s […]

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NWPD execute search warrant and arrest male for break and enter

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department, as a result of the execution of a Search Warrant, arrested a male suspect today at his residence on 10th Avenue in New Westminster. The Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team assisted with the execution of the Search Warrant. As a precautionary measure, and with the cooperation of […]

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Protect yourself from card skimming

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department has received reports of credit card skimmers being placed on public parking pay stations in the east side of New Westminster. These include the new City of New Westminster parking pay stations on East Columbia Street. Fraudulent card reader plates were placed over top of the legitimate […]

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NWPD Warn Public to Lock Vehicles

For the period between January 1, 2014 and March 31, 2014, 40% of reported thefts and attempted thefts from auto in New Westminster were from unlocked vehicles. The NWPD want to advise the public to please lock their vehicles and remove their valuables to prevent being victimized by auto crime. There are several calls for […]

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Driver in fatal pedestrian collision pleads guilty to charges

New Westminster – On April 16, 2014, twenty-nine year old Ryan Follack, a Kelowna resident, plead guilty to charges stemming from a fatal pedestrian collision where Gemma Snowball was killed on March 11, 2013. Follack plead guilty to the following charges: 1.) Drive Without Due Care S. 144(1)(a) of the BC Motor Vehicle Act; and […]

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New Westminster man charged with sexual assault

New Westminster – On March 20, 2014, fifty-two year old Fred William Bilawey appeared in New Westminster Provincial Court where he was charged with one count of Sexual Assault contrary to section 271 of the Criminal Code. Bilawey currently resides in New Westminster. His next court date is scheduled for May 5, 2014. The alleged […]

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Seven NWPD Officers selected for Alexa’s Team

Photo from left to right: Inspector Phil Eastwood, Cst. Jaspaul Chung, Cst. Jeff Russell, Cst. Jeff Scott, Cst. Ted Ishii, Cst. Brandon Blue, S/Sgt. Trevor Dudar, Cst. Mike Wise, DCC Laurin Stenerson, (missing is Cst Jamie Crowston)   New Westminster – The NWPD are proud to announce that seven of their officers were selected as […]

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