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Month: May 2016

Catalytic converter theft suspect charged

New Westminster – On May 26, 2016 the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit arrested 40 year old Jeff Whittaker Straker of New Westminster, British Columbia in connection with theft of catalytic converters. Mr. Straker has been charged with two counts of theft under $5000 section 334(b) of the Criminal Code in Surrey, BC; […]

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Wrap our Ride unveiling

Massey Theatre parking lot 735 Eighth Avenue, New Westminster June 6, 11:45am – Noon The Wrap our Ride contest involved transforming a Hummer H2 into an anti-gang vehicle designed by a twelve year old New Westminster student, Christian. The Hummer H2 has been granted to the NWPD through the provincial government’s Civil Forfeiture Program which […]

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Bank robbery suspect facing multiple charges

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department’s Major Crime Unit have now secured charges against a male suspected in numerous bank robberies in the Lower Mainland. Both New Westminster robberies occurred at financial institutions in the downtown core, the first occurring on May 13th, and the second occurred on May 17th. The NWPD Major […]

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Robbery Suspect Caught and Charged

New Westminster – On May 9th 2016 at approximately 5:30pm an adult female victim was seated on a bench in the 600 block of 6th Street when an unknown male approached her and demanded her bags. The victim refused, at which time the suspect allegedly sprayed her with a substance that is believed to be […]

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NWPD looking for high risk missing person

New Westminster – The NWPD are seeking the public’s assistance in locating thirty-five year old Karamjit Khangura of New Westminster. He was last seen this morning as he was leaving for work. He never arrived at his workplace. His vehicle has been located in Delta but the NWPD has been unable to locate Khangura. He […]

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NWPD seek public assistance to locate missing person

New Westminster – The NWPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 47 year old Donald Smith of New Westminster, BC. Mr. Smith was last seen at his residence in the 700 block of Carnarvon Street on April 21st 2016. He is known to use public transportation and is believed to be somewhere in […]

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NWPD seek person of interest in ongoing investigation

New Westminster – The NWPD is seeking the public’s assistance to identify an adult South Asian male who is a person of interest in an ongoing police investigation. The incident occurred on December 21st 2015 at approximately 10:15pm after he befriended another male on public transit. “There is no public safety concern, but we are […]

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NWPD seek public assistance to locate missing person

New Westminster – The NWPD is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 57 year old Donald Stevens of Surrey, BC. Mr. Stevens was last seen in the 300 block of East Columbia Street at approximately 6:15pm on April 30th. He is a black male with a slim build, approximately 5’7”, has short curly black […]

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