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Month: January 2015

Police Investigate Stabbing at 10th and Columbia

New Westminster – On January 30, 2015 at about 1404 hours, New Westminster Police responded to a report of a stabbing at 1005 Columbia St. On scene police located a male who had been stabbed; the male was transported to hospital with unknown injuries. A Portion of the Columbia Square Plaza is closed due to […]

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Charges approved in Halloween night dangerous driving investigation

New Westminster – On October 31, 2014, at 6:55 pm, NWPD members observed a vehicle driving erratically through the Queens Park area of New Westminster. This was of particular concern to police given the number of children and families walking the streets trick-or-treating at the time. Initial attempts to stop the vehicle were unsuccessful; however […]

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Soo Yo Kim sentenced for keying cars in New Westminster

New Westminster – On January 7, 2015, 37 year old Soo Yo Kim was convicted in New Westminster Provincial Court for one count of mischief to property over $5000. Kim was arrested on November 18, 2014 after investigators from the New Westminster Police Street Crime Unit observed him keying cars in Burnaby. The investigation stemmed […]

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NWPD seeking public assistance in locating missing male

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating, Brian Parker. Parker was last seen at his residence in the area of 3rd Avenue and 10th Street in New Westminster at approximately 1:00 am on January 14th, 2015. Parker is a Caucasian male, fifty-nine years old, 5’8 inches tall […]

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NWPD investigate possible cyclist involved MVA

New Westminster – On January 15, 2015 shortly after 2:00 am, members of the NWPD responded to the 1300 block of Stewardson Way for a report of an unconscious male lying in the bushes along the south side of the street.  Members also located a damaged mountain bike on the roadway nearby. The cyclist, a […]

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UPDATE: Fraudsters continuing to use BC Hydro Scam

New Westminster – In October of 2014, BC Hydro advised its customers of fraudsters posing as BC Hydro employees and contacting customers in British Columbia by telephone in an attempt to steal money from residents and small businesses, particularly restaurants. The NWPD is asking both, residents and small business owners to remain vigilant in relation […]

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NWPD requests assistance in locating missing elderly male

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating, Marvin Schmidtke. Mr. Schmidtke is a Caucasian male, 84 years old, standing 5’10 inches tall with blue eyes and a slim build, weighing approximately 140 pounds. He suffers from both Alzheimer’s disease and diabetes and is hard of hearing […]

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Break and Enter investigation leads to arrest

New Westminster – On January 3, 2015 the New Westminster Police Department attended the 900 block of 12th Street to investigate a report of a Break and Enter into a local business. As a result of an in depth investigation, on January 7, 2015, members of the NWPD Operational Support Unit located and arrested 45 […]

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New Westminster Police Department is going green

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is happy to announce the deployment of the Green Fleet dual fuel propane and gasoline vehicles as part of the department’s green initiative. On January 6, 2015, the first of four NWPD patrol division vehicles equipped with dual fuel technology took to the streets of New Westminster. […]

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