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Month: November 2014

NWPD one of the first police agencies to use the new Alco-Sensor-FST

New Westminster – NWPD police officers have been attending training for the new Alco-Sensor-FST which will replace the Alco-Sensor IVDWF (ASD). The training for NWPD police officers started in October, 2014 and the “go live” date is scheduled for December 15th – just in time for the CounterAttack Road Checks. The Alco-Sensor-FST is a roadside […]

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NWPD attend early morning fire scene in Queensborough

New Westminster – At 4:20 am this morning, New Westminster Police Patrol members attended at a structure fire in Queensborough where they assisted the New Westminster Fire Department and Emergency Health Services already at the scene. No one was harmed in the fire and the New Westminster Fire Department are conducting a thorough investigation to […]

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NWPD investigate personal robbery

New Westminster – The NWPD advise that at 5:50 am on November 19, 2014, there was a personal robbery reported at a local gas station. The Major Crime Section has taken over the investigation and one male has been arrested and is currently in custody. The NWPD are searching for a second suspect that continues […]

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NWPD arrest prolific offender, Soo Yo KIM

New Westminster – In 2006, Soo Yo KIM pled guilty to two counts of Mischief after he was observed “scratching” or “keying” vehicles in Port Coquitlam. KIM was suspected at that time of causing damage to hundreds of vehicles and costing hundreds of thousands of dollars in damage. On November 12, 2014, a west end […]

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NWPD warn the public of BC Hydro scam

New Westminster – On October 29th, 2014, BC Hydro advised its customers of fraudsters posing as BC Hydro employees that are contacting customers in British Columbia by telephone in an attempt to steal money from residents and small businesses, particularly restaurants. The NWPD reports that they have had several incidents of this nature that have […]

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NWPD investigating groping and indecent exposure incidents

New Westminster – NWPD investigators are seeking public assistance in relation to two disturbing incidents that occurred during the evening of November 9th, 2014. At approximately 8:45 pm, a female was walking in the 1800 block of 8th Avenue when she observed a male in dark clothing walking toward her. As the male passed by, […]

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Update to Missing Person Investigation – Izumi AOYAMA

New Westminster – NWPD Detectives were able to determine that AOYAMA was in the area of Thunder Bay, Ontario as recently as November 8, 2014. The investigation into AOYAMA’s disappearance continues with the assistance of local police resources in Ontario. -30-

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NWPD Seek Witnesses to Dangerous Driving In Queen’s Park

New Westminster – The NWPD are seeking the assistance of the public with regard to an incident that occurred in Queen’s Park on October 31st, 2014 at approximately 6:55 pm. Members of the NWPD Operational Support Unit observed a black Mercedes Benz travelling at a high rate of speed east on Queens Avenue at 4th […]

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Charges approved against driver in fatal pedestrian collision

New Westminster – Brenda MOFFAT was returning home in the evening of October 30th, 2013 when she was struck by a pickup truck in the intersection of 9th Street and 4th Avenue. BC Ambulance was called to the scene, but MOFFAT succumbed to her injuries a short time later. The NWPD Traffic Unit has conducted […]

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NWPD Seeking High Risk Missing Person

New Westminster – The NWPD are seeking the public’s assistance in locating forty-five year old Izumi AOYAMA who is being considered a high risk missing person. AOYAMA entered Canada as a refugee in July of 2014 and had been residing in New Westminster until recently. AOYAMA is believed to be homeless, may be suffering from […]

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