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Crime trends for week of September 11

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

  • We have seen an increase in theft of motorcycles in the mid-town area (between 3rd Avenue and Hamilton Street, and 8th Street and 12th Street).
    • Park in a well-lit area.
    • Consider buying a motorcycle disc-brake lock.
    • Report all suspicious activity.
  • We have also seen an increase in mail theft.
    • Secure the front doors of apartment buildings when coming and going.
    • Check you mail regularly to ensure it is empty.
    • Track important packages.
    • Report all suspicious activity.