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Month: August 2014

ICBC warns Labour Day long weekend is one of the most dangerous on BC roads

Every year over the Labour Day long weekend, an average of four people are killed and 560 injured in 1,900 crashes across the province. Driver distractions, speed and impaired driving are the top contributing factors in Labour Day long weekend casualty crashes. Here are some safety tips to think about before heading off for the […]

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Public Assistance Requested in Identifying Male Suspect Wanted for Robbery of Taxi Driver

New Westminster – On July 27, 2014 at approximately 4:00 am, a taxi driver picked up a male who asked to go to a location in New Westminster. When they arrived at the location, the male threatened the taxi driver with a knife and demanded money. The New Westminster Police are asking the public’s assistance […]

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ALS Ice Bucket Challenge accepted!

Watch NWPD Chief Jones and Senior Management Team rise to the challenge. Thanks to City of New Westminster staff and NWPD members for your donations. Watch the video.  

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NWPD And IIO Investigations Underway After Domestic Disturbance Call

New Westminster – On Thursday August 14, 2014, at approximately 7:00 pm, NWPD patrol officers attended a report of a domestic disturbance at a residence in the 400 block of Garrett Street. Upon arrival at the scene, the responding members located a male armed with a knife. During their interaction with this male, a Conducted […]

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Driver sentenced for fatal collision

New Westminster – On March 11, 2013 at approximately 10:30 pm, 25 year old Gemma Snowball was walking home from work when was struck by a vehicle that had made an illegal left turn at 6th Street and 6th Avenue. Tragically, Gemma passed away two days later due to her injuries. The NWPD Traffic Section […]

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NWPD investigate single vehicle collision

New Westminster – On Tuesday August 12, 2014 at approximately 3:40 pm, NWPD patrol officers responded to the 200 block of east 10th avenue for a report of a vehicle on fire. Upon arrival it was determined that an eastbound vehicle had driven off the road, struck a tree and caught fire. The male driver […]

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Domestic violence suspect charged with multiple offences

New Westminster – A male arrested last week after a domestic dispute is now facing a number of charges. On Friday August 8, 2014 at approximately 4:20 am, NWPD patrol officers responded to the intersection of Churchill and Burnaby Streets for a report of a domestic dispute. A female victim was located and informed police […]

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We’re taking you on a virtual ridealong!

Follow Cpl. Jeff Scott on Saturday, August 9, 2014 as he takes you on a Tweetalong from 10am – 6pm. He’s looking forward to seeing you on Twitter so be sure to tune in! Follow him at

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Male charged in serious assault

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police arrested one male suspect after a serious assault involving a knife. On Wednesday August 6, 2014 at approximately 7:00 pm, NWPD patrol officers responded to a report of an assault with a weapon at a residence in the 500 block of Ash Street. Upon arrival, a male victim […]

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NWPD look for the suspect in a groping assault

New Westminster – On Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at approximately 11:00 am, a lone female was walking east in the 1800 block of 7th Avenue when she passed a male that appeared to be urinating in public. The female continued walking for a couple of blocks when this same male snuck up behind her and […]

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