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Month: August 2016

School starts September 6

New Westminster Police will be increasing their enforcement in school zones for the start of school September 6. We ask everyone to be vigilant with roadside safety. We ask motorists to please increase their defensive driving habits when it comes to pedestrian safety. Extra care in school zones, intersections, and marked crosswalks are the hallmark […]

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New Westminster Police Department investigates dog bite

New Westminster – On August 11th, 2016 at approximately 7:55pm, New Westminster Police Department patrol officers responded to a dog attack in the unit block of Dufferin Street. An adult male was walking his dog on a leash when two unleashed dogs ran up and began attacking his dog. After the attack the owners of […]

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Cell phone donation drive a huge success

We are so touched by your generosity! We are no longer accepting donations of cell phones. We have surpassed our cell phone donation drive goal of 50 phones and now we have more than 200 phones! We are calling this donation drive a success. If you would like to continue supporting the Victim Assistance Unit […]

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Beware of unreputable couriers

The New Westminster Police Department is warning the public about the use of unofficial couriers through online classified websites. In the past year, there has been several instances where people hired an unofficial courier to transport items out of the country but the property never arrived. Particularly, there have been couriers hired through the website […]

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Thieves target unlocked doors and windows

New Westminster – Recently, the New Westminster Police Department has investigated several residential break and enters where thieves have entered through an insecure door or window. The recent break-ins have occurred in the Sapperton area of New Westminster, but all residents of the City are reminded to lock their doors and windows. “With the warm […]

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Missing person and child safely located

New Westminster – Ms. Armstrong and her 14 month old son who have been safely located in Mission after being reported missing. At approximately 7:30am on August 4th, Ms. Armstrong was dropped off alone in New Westminster. After not returning home to her residence in Maple Ridge, a friend became concerned and filed a missing […]

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NWPD continue to look for missing person with child

New Westminster – On August 6th, 2016 the NWPD requested assistance from the public to locate Kimberly Armstrong and her 14 month old son. At approximately 7:30am on August 4th, Ms. Armstrong was dropped off alone in New Westminster. After not returning home to her residence in Maple Ridge, a friend became concerned and filed […]

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NWPD seeking assistance in locating missing mom and toddler

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is requesting the public’s assistance in locating a missing female who is with her 14 month old son. Kimberly Armstrong was last seen on August 4th in Maple Ridge after being reported missing in New Westminster on that same date. Kimberly Armstrong is described as a 39 […]

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Donate your cell phone to a good cause

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is looking for 50 cell phones to be donated over the month of August. The Victim Assistance Unit uses the phones by giving them to victims of domestic violence, seniors, and people in at-risk situations. “By donating your old cell phone you ensure that help for victims […]

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