The NWPD would like the members of the community to be aware we are working closely with the Ministry of Justice, Corrections Branch to ensure the safety of the community after this afternoon’s release of high risk violent offender, Kayla Bourque, who will be residing in New Westminster.
Ms. Bourque has been deemed a “high-risk violent offender” by the Corrections Branch after being convicted in 2013 of causing unnecessary pain and suffering to an animal, killing or injuring an animal and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose.
The Ministry of Justice, Corrections Branch has advised through a public notification today that Ms. Bourque “has an escalating criminal history, has offended violently against both people and animals and is considered a high risk to re-offend.”
The NWPD, Ministry of Justice, Corrections Branch and other community based support agencies are working together to ensure the safety of the members of the New Westminster community while Ms. Bourque is residing in New Westminster. “Ms. Bourque is the subject of 47 court imposed conditions as part of her release” said NWPD Acting Sergeant Jeff Scott. “Ms. Bourque will be subject to electronic monitoring and a curfew from 9:00 pm to 6:00 am daily as part of her 47 court imposed conditions. She will also be subject to intensive monitoring by the NWPD and BC Corrections Branch.”
Click here to see Ministry of Justice, Corrections Branch Public Notification
If you observe Ms. Bourque in violation of any of the conditions found in the above Public Notification link, as released by the Ministry of Justice, Corrections Branch, please call the NWPD at 604-525-5411 or your local police agency.