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Crime trend – Downtown theft from autos

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions:


Location: Downtown area – South of 3rd Ave, West of 8th St, including Quayside Dr.



  • Theft of Auto – (evening/ overnight hours)
  • Theft from Auto – streets and undergrounds (evening/overnight hours)


Prevention Tips:

  • Don’t leave personal identification, vehicle registration, insurance certificates, or credit cards in your vehicle.
  • Remove valuables from view. This includes loose change and electronic devices such as cell phones and GPS navigation systems.
  • Never leave your vehicle running and unattended.
  • Always close windows all the way and lock the doors.
  • If possible, park in well lit areas with pedestrian traffic.
  • Consider installing anti-theft devices.
  • Report any suspicious activity to police.


Please consider downloading the MobilePD app so you can track crime in your area and get updates from the New Westminster Police Department.

62 incidents in this area. Jan 19, 2017 – Feb 2, 2017.