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Month: October 2017

Suspect charged with multiple property offences

New Westminster – Beginning in early August, the New Westminster Police Department received multiple reports of incidents of theft, some of which involved fraud and the use of stolen credit cards. The majority of the thefts involved purses or backpacks that were stolen from public places, such as coffee shops. Unsuspecting people would set their […]

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Constable Art Wlodyka recognized as one of CAMH Difference Makers

    New Westminster – Constable Art Wlodyka has been recognized as one of 150 Canadians making a difference in mental health due to his part in creating the Mental Health Unit and his research in the field of mental health. The Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) launched Difference Makers: 150 Leading Canadians […]

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Officer Involved Shooting Suspect Convicted and Sentenced

New Westminster – On Friday, January 15th 2016 at approximately 1200pm members of the NWPD responded to a report of an unwanted person at a business in the 800 block of Boyd Street in Queensborough. One adult male was taken into custody without incident and an interaction occurred with a second adult male in the […]

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High risk missing child

Update: Adrian Isufi has been located safe. Thanks to everyone who helped us look for him. New Westminster – On October 14th 2017 Tue family of Adrian Isufi reported him missing. Adrian was last seen the night before on October 13th at 8:30pm when he went to bed at his family home in New Westminster. It […]

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Pedestrian Safety – get your free reflector!

It’s getting dark out there, and now is the time to be thinking about making yourself visible while you walk. On average, 76 per cent more pedestrians are injured in crashes from November to January every year when conditions are dark and weather is poor compared to June to August in B.C.* The New Westminster […]

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Crime trends for week of October 9

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions: We are seeing an increase in vehicle thefts and attempt vehicle thefts of commercial vans on the east side in the evening and overnight hours. We have also seen an increase in theft from […]

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Crime trends for week of October 2

The New Westminster Police Department wants residents to be aware of the following recent crimes so that residents can take precautions: We continue to see an increase in theft from vehicles in the mid-town area (between 12th Street and 20th Street, and 4th Ave to 6th Ave). Unlocked vehicles parked in underground parking lots have been targeted, and vehicle windows have […]

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NWPD Host Annual Commercial Vehicle Inspection

New Westminster – On October 3rd through October 5th the NWPD Commercial Vehicle Enforcement Unit and Traffic Unit, in partnership with the provincial Commercial Vehicle Safety and Enforcement Branch, have enlisted the support of policing and regulatory enforcement agencies from across British Columbia for an annual three day commercial vehicle safety initiative. With the number […]

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Crime trends for week of September 27

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 from vehicles in the mid-town area (between 6th Street and 12th Street, and 6th Ave to 3rd Ave) and on Quayside Drive. Unlocked vehicles parked in underground parking lots have been […]

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