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Month: January 2020

Steven Vollrath sentenced to five years for attempted shooting of New Westminster Police officer

New Westminster – Following a guilty plea, 37-year-old Steven Gordon Vollrath has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after assaulting a police officer with a firearm, along with several other offenses. In May of 2015, New Westminster Police Department officers responded to a report of a male and female sleeping in a car in […]

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Youth sentenced in overdose death of thirteen year old

New Westminster – After pleading guilty, the suspect of a drug trafficking case, which was connected to an overdose death of a thirteen year old, has been sentenced to 4 months of open custody, 2 months of community supervision, and 18 months of intensive support and supervision. The youth, who cannot be named because of […]

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NWPD Investigate Break and Enter, Resident Home

New Westminster – On January 21st, 2020 at approximately 9:20 am, the New Westminster Police Department patrol members responded to a report of a break and enter at a residence located in the area of Ewen Avenue and Wood Street. The resident alleged that two masked men broke into her residence, and located a gun […]

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Robbery Suspect Convicted

New Westminster – 50 year old New Westminster resident Warren David Bonsell has been convicted of three offences, after extensive multi-jurisdictional robbery investigations were completed in New Westminster, Coquitlam, and Burnaby. Between December 5th 2018 and January 7th 2019, four small business robberies occurred in the cities of New Westminster, Coquitlam, and Burnaby. The suspect […]

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IIO BC Called to investigate in-custody injury

New Westminster – On January 13th 2020 at approximately 7:00pm, an adult male, who was in New Westminster Police custody and secured in a cell by himself, required medical attention after sustaining a reported injury. The male was taken to a local area hospital for medical assessment and treatment. “At the time of this reported […]

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Get to know your neighbours and learn new skills in the Crime Prevention Unit

New Westminster – In 2020 are you looking to learn new skills? Are you wanting to meet people who care as much about this city as much as you do? The New Westminster Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is looking for new volunteers. “Joining the Crime Prevention Unit is a way you can help make […]

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