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Month: July 2020

Police incident at Columbia SkyTrain Station

New Westminster – On July 23, 2020 approximately 6:20 pm, The New Westminster Police Department received a report of a male who had pushed a female off the Columbia Street SkyTrain Station platform under an oncoming SkyTrain. Members of the New Westminster Police Department’s Patrol Division and Major Crime Unit members immediately attended the scene […]

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West End sees an increase in break and enters

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking residents in the West End to take precautions against break and enters. In the week of July 13th investigators responded to four daytime break and enters in this neighbourhood, an increase that is concerning for police. In each of the incidents windows or door windows […]

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Queensborough area sees an increase in theft from autos

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking Queensborough residents to help prevent theft from autos after an increase was recorded in the past week. Throughout the month of July there has been a total of 11 theft from autos reported to police. “We cannot emphasize enough, please remove all valuables from your […]

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Gun found in car at roadblock

New Westminster – On July 12th 2020, the New Westminster Police Department was conducting a CounterAttack roadblock. Officers deploy to different locations throughout the city to prevent impaired driving; however, circumstances are often unpredictable in policing. At approximately 1:50 am, officers conducted a roadblock in the 900 block of McBride Boulevard. While officers checked drivers […]

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Help us find Ricky Parmar

*Update* Mr. Parmar has been located safe. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Ricky Parmar. Mr. Parmar may have been last seen on July 7th at approximately 8:00 pm near Edinburgh Street, in New Westminster. Mr. Parmar is described as South Asian, 5’6” […]

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NWPD make arrest and seize replica handgun

New Westminster – On July 6th 2020 at approximately 7:40 PM a man attended the front door of the New Westminster Police Department and said that a man had just threatened him with a firearm. The victim said that the suspect was still in the area, only a short distance away from the police station. […]

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NWPD rescue man and make arrest in knife call

New Westminster – On July 4th 2020 at approximately 4:00pm, the New Westminster Police Department received a report of a man who was allegedly threatening to harm his roommate and himself with a knife. Officers rushed to the scene and found the victim had moved onto the first-floor balcony to put distance between himself and […]

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New Westminster Police Department CounterAttack campaign is back

New Westminster – There’s nothing quite like a cold beer on a hot day, but getting in your car and driving afterwards is always a bad decision. The New Westminster Police Department is setting up road checks as part of a month-long CounterAttack campaign, targeting impaired drivers and getting them off the road. The NWPD […]

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