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Month: July 2015

NWPD Respond to Suspected Drug Overdoses

New Westminster – In light of the recent reports of drug overdoses throughout the lower mainland, the NWPD wants the public to be aware of three recent overdoses suspected to be from drug use in New Westminster within the last week.  Although the exact cause of these three separate occurrences has yet to be determined […]

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Mischief to Pride Crosswalk at Church Street

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is investigating an act of mischief to the newly installed Pride crosswalk, located at Church Street and Columbia Street.  A 91 year old male was observed pouring white paint over the crosswalk.  Witnesses contacted the NWPD and the male was located a short distance away.  The 91 […]

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NWPD Soccer School

Thanks to all who participated in our NWPD Soccer School. It was a very special week of great sportsmanship, teamwork, and fun! The next Soccer School is spring 2016.

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Dog bite puts two adults in hospital

New Westminster – On July 23rd 2015 at approximately 2:45 am, members of the NWPD responded to an apartment building in the 300 block of Ash Street for a report of a disturbance where a male and female could be heard yelling, and a dog barking. Members gained entry into the suite and located two […]

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Update-NWPD Sexual Assault Suspect Currently in Custody

New Westminster – The male believed to be responsible for three sexual assaults in the downtown core of New Westminster on July 7th, 2015 has been identified and is currently in the custody of the NWPD. As this investigation is ongoing, no other information is available at this time.    -30-

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NWPD Seek Public Assistance Identifying Sexual Assault Suspect

New Westminster – The NWPD’s Major Crime Unit is requesting the public’s assistance in identifying the suspect believed to be responsible for three separate sexual assaults.  On July 7th, 2015 between 4:10 and 4:40pm, it has been reported that an unknown male grabbed the buttocks of three different female victims in the downtown core of […]

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Social media safety tips for when you’re on vacation

It may be tempting to share with friends and coworkers the fun you’re having while on vacation via social media, but there are a few reasons why you should wait until you return home. A thief trolling using social media may see your vacation post. That person will be able to put two and two […]

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Update-Two Males in Custody after Taxi Robbery

New Westminster – On July 2nd 2015 at approximately 2:00 am, members of the New Westminster Police Department responded to the area of 5th Avenue and Ash Street for a report of a robbery.  The victim, a taxi driver was robbed at gunpoint after one male produced a gun and the other produced an axe […]

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Male Arrested and Charged for Break and Enter

New Westminster – On July 9th 2015 at approximately 7:45 am, NWPD responded to the 400 block of Queens Avenue for a report of a residential break and enter in progress. A home owner noticed a male trying to open his dining room window which was partially ajar, in an attempt to gain entry to […]

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NWPD Seeks Public Assistance in Taxi Robbery

New Westminster – On July 2nd 2015 at approximately 2:00 am, members of the NWPD responded to the area of 5th Avenue and Ash Street for a report of a robbery involving a firearm. The two suspects had originally flagged down the taxi in Burnaby however once they arrived in the area of 5th Avenue […]

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