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Month: April 2018

Man rescued from frigid Fraser River by NWPD Marine Unit Shaw 1

New Westminster – On April 26, 2018 at approximately 6:00am the NWPD received a 911 call reporting that a male was spotted in the middle of the Fraser River. Sergeant Smith, a member of NWPD’s Marine unit immediately launched Shaw 1, the NWPD boat, and responded to the area around the New Westminster Quay. Sergeant […]

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UPDATE: Suspect of 20 year-old cold case has died

Update: Last week, the NWPD received notification that Mr. Gray had died while in custody at a pre-trial centre. The New Westminster Police will be liaising with Crown Counsel with regards to the disposition and abatement of the outstanding charges. “It is unfortunate that Mr. Gray will not face these matters in a court of […]

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Found! NWPD ask for assistance in search for high risk missing person Kathleen Stimson

**Update** Kathleen Stimson was safely located on Saturday April 21. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing woman Kathleen Stimson. Kathleen Stimson was last seen at approximately 1:00pm near 7th Avenue and 10th Street near Moody Park in New Westminster. Kathleen Stimson is described as […]

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NWPD Youth Basketball Classic

Show us your moves in our 3 on 3 basketball tournament happening May 4. This event is free and registration is available on the New Westminster Youth Services website: https://www.newwestyouth.ca/youth-week-2018

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Join us at the Purple Light Nights vigil

Join us at the Purple Light Nights vigil as we bring attention to the devastating impact that domestic violence has on families and children. The Purple Lights Campaign aims to raise awareness and start a conversation about domestic violence in our community. The colour purple is recognized as the international colour symbolic of domestic violence. […]

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NWPD seize handguns, cocaine and cash during search warrant

New Westminster – After a tragic overdose death in December 2017, the NWPD Street Crime Unit engaged in a project to investigate the suspected source of drugs. Over the course of the investigation, evidence of drug dealing was collected and a search warrant was obtained. On April 5th, 2018 members of the NWPD Street Crime […]

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NWPD investigate fatal motor vehicle incident at worksite

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department are in the early stages of investigating a fatal motor vehicle incident at a worksite in Queensborough. On April 6th 2018 at approximately 8:30am officers were called to an industrial yard on Ewen Avenue for an unresponsive person, who had been fatally injured from a semi-truck. Investigators […]

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Join our team as a Freedom of Information Assistant

There is an exciting opportunity to join our team as a Freedom of Information Assistant. The successful candidate will provide specialized and technical clerical work concerned with ensuring compliance with the Freedom of Information and Protection of Privacy Act (FOIPPA). Full job posting can be found here: The status of the job posting can be […]

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Dollars and Sense interviews Chief Constable Dave Jones about scams

It’s tax season, and now is the time to familiarize yourself with how financial scams work. The Canada Revenue Agency Scam is hitting New Westminster with a renewed intensity, and we ask that you speak with your friends and family about these scams. We would like to remind everyone, that the CRA does not contact […]

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