New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department investigators along with New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services have cleared the residence on Carnarvon Street in New Westminster. Residents have been advised that they can return to the building.
Investigators are continuing to look into the possibility of laying charges, however at this time, the matter remains under investigation.
“At this time there is no longer a public safety risk,” stated Staff Sergeant Stuart Jette, “All potentially harmful material has been removed from the building and disposed of appropriately. We remind residents that if they observe drug activity or suspicious behaviour in their building to call the NWPD.”
Anyone with information related to this incident is asked to call 604-525-5411.
Previous media release about this incident can be found here: https://www.nwpolice.org/blog/2018/11/05/drug-lab-explosion-on-carnarvon-street/