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Month: November 2016

Update on High Risk Missing Person Florence Leung

New Westminster – On October 25 2016, the New Westminster Police Department called for the public’s assistance locating 32 year-old Florence Leung of New Westminster who was reported missing by her family. The New Westminster Police are sad to report that on November 15 Florence Leung’s body was recovered in the waters near Bowen Island. […]

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NWPD Investigates Serious Collision

New Westminster – On November 7th 2016 at approximately 2:30pm, the New Westminster Police responded to the 800 block of McBride Boulevard for a pedestrian-involved collision. An adult female was driving north in the 800 block of McBride Boulevard, when an elderly female crossed the street mid-block. The driver was unable to stop before colliding […]

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Suspects Charged with Multiple Offences

New Westminster – On October 15th 2016 at approximately 5:00pm, the New Westminster Police Department was called to the 300 block of 12th Street to assist the British Columbia Ambulance Service with a male victim who sustained several injuries during an altercation. The adult male victim was held against his will for several hours before […]

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NWPD and IHIT Investigate Homicide

New Westminster – On November 8th 2016 at approximately 3:40am, the New Westminster Police Department was called to the 700 block of 5th Avenue to assist the British Columbia Ambulance Service with a male victim who sustained injuries during an altercation. When officers arrived, a suspect male was located and taken into custody.  The male […]

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Crime prevention program Safe-Tea is back for the holiday season

The New Westminster Police Department’s crime prevention program Safe-Tea was such a success that it’s back for the holiday season. This free program brings together local police and seniors to talk about recent trends in fraud, and ways to stay safe. If you’re interested in learning more about this program please call Constable Wendy Bowyer […]

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