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Month: June 2017

Public assistance needed in search for high risk missing woman

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 41 year old Amanda Elizabeth Thomson of New Westminster. She was last seen at approximately 11:00pm on June 26 at her home. Her family realized she was missing when she could not be found the next morning. Amanda Elizabeth Thomson […]

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NWPD seeking witnesses in relation to New Westminster stabbings

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department are appealing for witnesses following two stabbings in New Westminster on June 25. Police were dispatched to Royal Columbian Hospital where one man was being treated for a stab wound. The victim was attacked in the unit block of 8th Street near the bus loop at approximately 9:30pm. […]

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Assault with a weapon in Moody Park

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department are appealing for witnesses following an assault in Moody Park yesterday. The incident occurred at approximately 4:00pm on June 21 near the northeast Moody Park baseball diamond. The 27 year old victim was punched and kicked multiple times by two young men and hit on the head with […]

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Crime trends for the week of June 19

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions: Queensborough continues to have theft from autos and theft of autos. Remember to lock your doors, and take your valuables inside. Report all suspicious activity. Break-ins to the underground parking lots of apartment buildings […]

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Crime trends for the week of June 12

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions: Increased property crime in Queensborough Theft of Autos: Please report all suspicious activity, park in well-lit areas, and lock your vehicles. Theft from Autos: Ensure that you don’t leave personal and expensive belongings in […]

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Safe-Tea Crime Prevention for Seniors

Come and participate in our popular free seniors Safe-Tea workshop. June 22 from 1:00pm – 3:00pm. Join us for tea, baked goods, and crime prevention tips. We will have an open dialogue and an informative presentation around current hot topics such as scams (email, mail, internet, and phone); warm weather home safety (open windows and […]

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Residents warned of fraudsters posing as CRA employees and police

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police department is warning the public that the Canada Revenue Agency scam is hitting New Westminster with a renewed intensity. “We have received a wave of calls from residents advising us that people claiming to work for the CRA are calling to collect fictitious debts,” stated Media Relations Officer […]

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NWPD investigating death of 2 year old child

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is in the early stages of an investigation with the BC Coroners Service over the death of a 2 year old child. On June 7th 2017 at approximately 11pm, officers responded to a 911 call for help in the 300 block of Stanley Street, for a suspected […]

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Crime trends for the week of June 5

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions: Theft from vehicles, and theft of vehicles; specifically, work vans. Thieves are targeting work vans parked in the McBride Boulevard corridor, Ross Drive, and East Royal Avenue. Remember to park in well-lit areas, take […]

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Crime trends for the week of May 22

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions: Theft from vehicles in the overnight hours, between Carnarvon Street and 5th Avenue, and 1st Street and 8th Street. The targeted vehicles are vehicles with a small triangle window, such as older style pick-up […]

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