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Month: October 2016

NWPD launches refreshed website

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is pleased to launch a refreshed website featuring improved navigation, new features and an updated look and feel. “This is an exciting day for the New Westminster Police Department,” said Chief Dave Jones. “It’s been a while since we updated the look of our site and we […]

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NWPD conducts external investigation involving Coquitlam RCMP

New Westminster – On Friday October 28th 2016 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police requested that the New Westminster Police Department investigate an incident that involves officers of the Coquitlam RCMP and an elderly couple.   The investigation will include the initial call for service, which occurred on October 27th 2016 at 10:32pm. Police were called to […]

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Pedestrian safety blitz launches in New Westminster

  New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department and ICBC would like to remind both drivers and pedestrians about the shared responsibility in keeping our New Westminster roads safe. “We are conducting enforcement directed at drivers, cyclists, and pedestrians for offences that put themselves and others at risk,” said Sergeant Paul Fayle who works […]

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Update: NWPD Continues to Search for Florence Leung

New Westminster – The search for Florence Leung, a high risk missing person and a new mother, continues. The New Westminster Police Department’s Major Crime Unit has prioritized locating Mrs. Leung and believes that she may be suffering from postpartum depression. After locating her vehicle in Stanley Park the New Westminster Police Department has worked […]

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NWPD Seek Public Assistance to Locate High Risk Missing Person

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in locating 32 year old New Westminster resident, Florence Leung. Leung was last seen at approximately 9:45am leaving from her home in the 1500 block of London Street. Leung left her residence alone in her white Audi Q5. She is a […]

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Learn about the traffic offence scam

The New Westminster Police Department are warning the public of a recent scam in which victims are notified via e-mail that they’ve committed a traffic offence caught on camera. The e-mails claim the recipient would be reported to police if the fine for the traffic offence was not paid. The New Westminster Police Department serves […]

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Storm warning

Storms are forecast to bring heavy rain and strong winds this evening. Stay tuned to Environment Canada for storm updates. Residents are also encouraged to keep informed by visiting the City of New Westminster website, and social media channels including Facebook and Twitter. Drivers are asked to use extra caution when on the roads. Tips […]

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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 79 year old Donald Laird of New Westminster, BC. Mr. Laird was last seen leaving a local hospital on McBride Boulevard in New Westminster on October 5th at approximately 6:00pm. Mr. Laird is known to frequent coffee shops and is believed to […]

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Images of child sexual abuse lead to charges

New Westminster – On October 3rd 2016 the New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit arrested Qi Xie (Simon Xie) after completing an investigation regarding images of child sexual abuse. Major Crime Detectives began their investigation after receiving information from the RCMP Integrated Child Exploitation Unit of BC. After an extensive investigation, detectives requested a […]

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NWPD host annual commercial vehicle inspection initiative

New Westminster – October 4th through October 6th the New Westminster Police Department Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit and Traffic Unit, in partnership with the provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch (CVSE), have enlisted the support of policing and regulatory enforcement agencies from across British Columbia for an annual three day commercial vehicle safety initiative. […]

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