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Month: October 2014

NWPD Investigating Shooting

New Westminster – On October 30th, 2014 at approximately 7:30 p.m., the New Westminster Police Department received a call regarding a possible shooting in the 800 block of 12th Street. An unknown male attended the victim’s residence, an argument ensued which resulted in the victim being shot.  Witnesses report a white Chevrolet Silverado pick-up truck […]

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Halloween Safety Tips

Do not go Trick-or-Treating alone; go with an adult or older brother or sister and stay in a familiar neighbourhood. Wear a bright colored costume that is loose enough that you won’t trip. Carry a flashlight or other light. Do not go to houses that have their lights out and do not go inside any […]

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NWPD seeking public assistance in identifying male and female suspects in break & enter

New Westminster – On October 3, 2014, NWPD patrol officers investigated a break and enter and multiple thefts from auto in a residential apartment building located on Salter Street in New Westminster. Subsequent investigation located video footage of two possible suspects described as follows: Suspect #1: Caucasian Female, 20-25 years old Dark brown wavy shoulder […]

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Sign up for the Crime Free Multi-Housing Phase ONE Training Workshop

Hosted by Burnaby RCMP and the New Westminster Police Department Attention rental property owners and managers! Keep illegal activity off your property and provide a safer, more habitable environment for residents to live. The Crime Free Multi Housing Program is designed to create safer apartment communities through creating relationships between owners, managers, residents, and police. […]

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New distracted driving penalty in effect

Distracted drivers will now get an additional 3 penalty points in addition to the $167 fine. Find out more.

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NWPD concludes investigation into downtown structure fire

New Westminster – On October 10, 2013 numerous resources from the New Westminster Police Department were involved in assisting New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services with a large structure fire in the 600 block of Columbia Street. Subsequent to this, the NWPD Major Crime Unit, assisted by the Forensic Identification Section and the New Westminster […]

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Fred Bilawey Pleads Guilty to 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 of Canada. Bilawey fled the country and upon his return on September 20, 2014, he was arrested. He […]

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Congrats to our new volunteers!

Welcome to the NWPD Crime Reduction Team!  

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UPDATE: NWPD Requests the Public’s Assistance in Locating Missing Person

UPDATE: On October 14, 2014 at 9:00 pm, Richmond RCMP located Matthew Warburton. New Westminster – Forty-two year old Matthew Robert Warburton has been missing from New Westminster since Monday October 6, 2014. He is described as follows: Caucasian male 6’2” height 181 lbs Short dark hair He was last seen wearing blue jeans, black t-shirt, […]

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NWPD seeking Break and Enter suspect

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police are seeking public assistance in identifying a male suspected in two break and enters. On September 8th, 2014 NWPD patrol officers investigated two residential apartment break and enters at a building in the 800 block of Carnarvon Street. Subsequent investigation located video footage of a possible suspect who […]

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