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Month: June 2014

NWPD Requests Assistance to Identify Break and Enter Person of Interest

New Westminster – The NWPD are looking to the public for assistance in identifying a male who is a person of interest regarding a recent Break and Enter. He is described as follows: Caucasian male Bald/shaved head Blue jacket White shirt Dark pants/shoes                         […]

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NWPD Reserve Constable Graduation

New Westminster – On June 26th, 2014, New Westminster Police Department will be graduating its second Reserve Constable class since the program was phased out 14 years ago. This program was brought back in 2012 to promote community safety and engagement. Over the past 2 years, the NWPD has reaped the rewards of the resurgence […]

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Summer Counter Attack

Friday, June 27 marks the start of our summer counter attack campaign. We’ll be setting up road blocks throughout the summer at various locations in order to take impaired drivers off the road. We wish everyone a safe and happy summer.

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Be a safe pedestrian

Each year, on average, 2,700 pedestrians are injured in car crashes. We all need to do our part in reducing the number of crashes involving pedestrians since we share the roadways year-round. Drive smart and walk smart to help keep yourself and everyone else safe. Over the next couple weeks, our Reserve Constables will be […]

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NWPD warn seniors about recent scams

New Westminster – The NWPD are warning the public about recent frauds that took a significant amount of cash from two local seniors. In the first instance, on June 19th, the victim received a phone call from a male believed to be his son stating that he needed money for damages from an accident he […]

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HIV positive man sentenced to 11 years for failing to disclose his status to intimate partners

New Westminster – In November 2009, the New Westminster Police Department’s Major Crime Unit became aware, by way of an anonymous tip, of allegations that Bongani Nyoni was having sexual contact with several women without divulging his HIV positive status to them. The Major Crime Unit investigated these allegations and in July 2010, three counts […]

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NWPD request public’s assistance in police investigation

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police are seeking to speak to two males regarding a police investigation. They allegedly go by the names of “Nino” and “Daniel” and are described as follows: Suspect #1 – “Nino” Caucasian male Spoke Serbian (Spoke English with accent) 6′ and 6’2″ height Slim build Clean shaven Light blonde […]

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We welcome our newest Police Board member!

We at the New Westminster Police Department would like to welcome Carla Hotel to the New Westminster Police Board! Carla is currently a Criminology Instructor and the Department Chair of the Criminology Department for Douglas College. Previously, Ms. Hotel was a Consultant for Children Who Witness Abuse Program and D-Code, a national research and policy […]

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Condolences to Moncton RCMP members and their families

It is with great sadness today that we remember the three Moncton RCMP members who tragically lost their lives in the line of duty last week. Our hearts go out to their families, friends and colleagues on this difficult day. On behalf of the women and men of the NWPD, I want to acknowledge the […]

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Suspect charged in stabbing

New Westminster – On June 1, 2014 at 4:29 pm, the New Westminster Police Department received a report that a male had been stabbed in the 500 Block of Brantford Street in New Westminster. Patrol members arrived on scene to locate a male suffering from a stab wound to his head and covered in blood. […]

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