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Month: August 2017

Drug Trafficking charge approved in connection to overdose death of local teen

New Westminster – In May the New Westminster Police department shared with the public details of an overdose death of a local sixteen year old student, who had purchased MDMA from a street level dealer in New Westminster. Since that time the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit conducted a lengthy and through investigation, […]

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Back to school safety tips

As children head back to school this fall, the New Westminster Police Department Traffic Unit are reminding motorists to slow down and pay attention in school zones. Drivers – Every school day, unless otherwise posted, the speed limit is 30 km/h in school zones. Parents – Go over your child’s walk/cycle route to school with […]

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Charges recommended in connection to overdose death of thirteen year old

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit has arrested a suspect who is believed to be responsible for selling drugs which contributed to the overdose death of a thirteen year old girl. On July 15th, 2017 two teens purchased MDMA from a street level drug dealer at the 22nd Skytrain Station […]

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High Risk Missing Person Demetri Morozov

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance to locate 24 year old Demetri Morozov. Mr. Morozov only speaks Russian and arrived in Canada 4 days ago. Mr. Morozov was last seen August 23rd at 2:00am in the 700 block of 5th Avenue New Westminster. “We are asking for the public’s help […]

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Rest in Peace Police Service Dog Cade

Cade, a Police Service Dog with the Integrated Police Dog Service, was born April 2011 and died suddenly overnight July 30th 2017. “It is with honour and pride that we remember Cade,” stated Chief Constable Dave Jones. “Police Service Dogs exhibit tremendous bravery, and provide a valuable service to both police officers and the public.” […]

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Crime trends for the week of August 14

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions: The Queensborough neighbourhood continues to experience property crime and theft from autos. Remember to lock your doors, and take your valuables inside. Report all suspicious activity. The Queensborough waterfront area is seeing an increased […]

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Warning issued over embassy scam

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is warning residents about a telephone scam involving fraudsters posing as employees of foreign embassies. A New Westminster resident was called by someone claiming to work for the Chinese Embassy who told them they were a suspect in a large investigation. This person told the resident that […]

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Assistance needed in locating missing male

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 47 year old New Westminster resident Fernand Moret. Mr. Moret was last seen at approximately 9:30am on July 11th 2017 in the 300 block of East Columbia Street. “We are asking the public to help us locate Mr. Moret to ensure his well-being,” […]

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NWPD member arrested and charged criminally

The New Westminster Police Department can confirm that one of its members has been arrested and charged with a criminal offence. Constable Sukhwinder (Vinnie) Dosanjh, was arrested yesterday by members of the Victoria Police Department after an investigation into an incident alleged to have happened in Victoria in 2005. Dosanjh is now facing one count […]

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Register your bike to reduce theft

In Vancouver alone 5 – 6 bikes are reported stolen every day and only a few get returned to their owners when recovered by police. Why so few? Because many owners don’t record and share their bike serial number and description. Help defend against the bike theft epidemic by: Registering your bike with 529 Garage bike […]

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