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Month: August 2019

Single vehicle roll-over incident snares traffic in New West intersection

New Westminster – A single-vehicle roll-over incident is causing traffic congestion at the intersection of East 8th Avenue and East Columbia Street in the New Westminster neighbourhood of Sapperton. Crews are on scene and traffic is moving in all directions, however, a number of lanes are blocked which is causing severe delays. It is anticipated […]

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Crime prevention tips for the September long weekend

Keep your Home Safe Lock your windows and doors when you leave the house: Whenever you choose to leave the house, always make sure to lock your windows and doors. This will prevent criminals from breaking into your residence during your vacancy. Don’t post on social media until you have returned from your trip: While […]

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Located – Help us find missing person Tadzio Devoretz

Update: Tadzio Devoretz has been located. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Tadzio Devoretz. Mr. Devoretz was last seen on August 22, 2019 at approximately noon boarding a bus at 6th Street and 12th Avenue. Mr. Devoretz is described as a Caucasian male, standing 6’2″ tall, with a […]

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High risk missing person: Truong Dinh Vu

Update: Mr. Vu has been found. Thanks to everyone who helped us look for him. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 53 year old Truong Dinh Vu. Mr. Vu was last seen by family on August 20th, 2019 at approximately 8:30am at his residence located in […]

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Robbery Suspect Arrested and Charged

New Westminster – On August 3rd, 2019 at 9:15am the New Westminster Police attended to a bank in the 1000 block of Columbia Street, New Westminster for a report of a robbery. Officers attended, located evidence nearby, and conducted a police dog search for the suspect who had fled on foot. After an extensive search, […]

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Alleged Property Offender Arrested

New Westminster – On August 15th, 2019 the New Westminster Police Street Crime Unit located and arrested 30 year old New Westminster resident, Tyler Bennett who had an outstanding arrest warrant. Mr. Bennett is suspected to be responsible for several property offences throughout New Westminster and has been previously arrested and charged for similar type […]

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Break and Enter suspect arrested in New Westminster apartment building

New Westminster – On August 3, 2019, members of the New Westminster Police Department arrested a male for breaking into the storage lockers inside an apartment building in the 100 blk of 2nd Street. Residents attended the laundry room and observed an unknown male going through some of the storage lockers that were housed in […]

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What is ERT and how do I become a member through NWPD?

Could you arrest a high profile target as a tactical team using advanced skills and tactics? Could you survive the rigorous training that all ERT candidates must go through? Could you protect and provide security for the Prime Minister, celebrities and witnesses?   If you think you could execute these tasks, then ERT might be […]

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New Westminster Police Department to host community consultation meetings to help draft new strategic plan

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department are inviting members of the public, including residents, business owners, students, and people who frequently visit the city to participate in community consultations to help draft their next strategic plan. “We are very excited about our community engagement process so far,” said Acting Deputy Chief Constable Paul […]

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NWPD Strategic Planning Community Consultations

The New Westminster Police Department are inviting members of the public, including residents, business owners, students, and people who frequently visit the city, to participate in community consultations to help draft their next strategic plan. The new strategic plan will outline the future mission and vision of the NWPD as well as provide a framework […]

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