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Month: July 2018

Passerby alerts New Westminster Police Department officers to man in medical distress

New Westminster – On July 26th, 2018, shortly after 4:00 am, the New Westminster Police Department was alerted to a possible overdose at Westminster Pier Park. A passerby had observed an adult male in the park and believed he could be overdosing. The passerby ran to the police station to get help. Officers rushed to […]

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NWPD ask for assistance in search for missing person Douglas Thornburn

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for 61 year old New Westminster resident, Douglas Thornburn, after he was reported missing by his fiancé. He is not believed to be a risk to himself, but loved ones are concerned and want to ensure his wellbeing. Mr. Thornburn […]

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LOCATED! NWPD searching for high risk missing person Kathleen Stimson

UPDATE on July 24th, 2018 at 3:10pm: Mrs. Stimson has been located safe and sound in Saskatoon, Sask. Thank you for everyone’s help in finding her. UPDATE on July 23rd, 2018 at 4:00pm: Mrs. Stimson continues to be missing and has since flown to Saskatoon, Sask. NWPD Investigators are working with partnering police agencies in Saskatchewan in […]

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NWPD Street Crime Unit make arrests and drug seizures after in-depth investigation

New Westminster – On June 20, 2018, the New Westminster Police Department’s Street Crime Unit executed a series of search warrants throughout the Metro Vancouver area as part of an investigation into fentanyl trafficking. The investigation spanned several months and the NWPD Street Crime Unit worked with the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, the Lower […]

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How can diversity help in supporting victims of crime?

On July 1, 2018, Canadians celebrated the country’s 151st birthday, a day which commemorates the beginning of the union of our provinces and territories. In 1867, at the time of Confederation, Canada simply consisted of 4 provinces where the range of ethnic and cultural identities consisted of the Indigenous people of Canada, as well as the French and British populations. Fast forward […]

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Help us find high risk missing person Leonard MacGillivray

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Leonard MacGillivray. Mr. MacGillivray was last seen at approximately 9:00am near Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. He is described as having a slim build with grey hair and moustache. He was last seen wearing a bright […]

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