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Month: March 2017

LOCATED! Public assistance needed in search for missing woman

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 44 year old New Westminster resident Shaida Nisha. Mrs. Nisha was last seen on March 29th 2017 at approximately 6:00am at her residence in the 300 block of Johnston Street in New Westminster. “Mrs. Nisha has never been reported as […]

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Crime trends for the week of March 27

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions: Location: Queensborough, in the Pembina Street and Fenton Street areas. Crimes: Burglary Theft of auto Theft from auto Prevention Tips: Lock doors Keep valuables out of vehicles Park in well lit areas Report suspicious […]

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NWPD investigate break and enter to bike store

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is currently investigating an alleged break and enter to a bike store in the 400 block of East Columbia Street. Patrols officers were called at approximately 12:45am after a male had been seen breaking the display window of the store. The caller provided the details of the […]

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Crime Free Multi-Housing training

The New Westminster Police Department and Burnaby RCMP and are hosting a Crime Free Multi-Housing training workshop on Thursday, May 11, 2017 at the Burnaby RCMP Main Detachment. “This program is designed to help residents, owners and managers of rental property in co-operation with the police to keep illegal activity away from rental properties,” stated Crime Prevention Coordinator […]

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Public assistance needed in finding missing 24 year old woman

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 24 year old Caroline Biscaye. Ms. Biscaye was last seen on Saturday March 25th, 2017 near the 2200 block of Hamilton Street in New Westminster. “We are asking the public to help us locate Caroline Biscaye to ensure her well-being,” […]

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New Westminster Police Department changes coat of arms

New Westminster – After 25 years, the New Westminster Police department will change its coat of arms. While much of the coat of arms remains the same as the previous, the inner scroll has been updated to read: Safety, Service, Integrity. The previous version of the scroll read: Safety, Service, Friendship. “For us integrity is […]

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LOCATED! NWPD search for missing person

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 55 year old Surrey resident George Hrehorsky. Mr. Hrehorsky was last seen on March 17th 2017 in the 300 block of East Columbia Street in New Westminster. Mr. Hrehorsky is described as a 6’2” Caucasian male weighing approximately 300lbs, with […]

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Located! NWPD Seek Assistance to Locate Missing Person

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 60 year old Bill Lakatos. Mr. Lakatos was last seen on July 11th 2016 in a park located in the 300 block of Carrall Street in Vancouver, but the family of Mr. Lakatos have not seen him since March 28th, […]

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LOCATED! NWPD seek public assistance to locate high risk missing person

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking assistance in locating 61 year old Andrew Giffen. Mr. Giffen was last seen at Royal Columbian Hospital on March 20, 2017 at approximately 12:00 pm. The New Westminster Police Department was notified by Royal Columbian Hospital that Mr. Giffen had left the facility. “If you […]

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Three people arrested, $25,000 of drugs seized

New Westminster – Three people were arrested after the New Westminster Police Department seized drugs with an estimated street value of $25,000 from a vehicle in New Westminster early Tuesday morning. The seizure and arrests were the result of an early morning traffic stop in New Westminster. The drugs seized are believed to be 100 […]

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