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Month: September 2020

Alleged boat thief taken into custody on the Fraser River

New Westminster – On September 27, 2020, the New Westminster Police Department received a request from our partners at the Delta Police Department regarding an alleged theft of a boat. The suspect allegedly collided with other boats as he evaded arrest. The boat was described as a 2001 Formula pleasure craft valued at approximately $70,000. […]

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Missing and disoriented senior found by off-duty Special Constable

New Westminster – On September 25, 2020, New Westminster Police Department Special Constable Frayle was driving home after finishing his shift. As he approached McBride and East Columbia he saw something that caused him concern. He saw what he believed to be a man lying in the bushes. Special Constable Frayle called the New Westminster […]

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Arrest made and charges approved following break and enter in Queen’s Park neighbourhood

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department has arrested and charged Joshua Joseph Gutstein in connection with a break and enter in the Queen’s Park neighbourhood. On September 8, 2020, New Westminster Police Department officers were called to a home in the Queen’s Park neighbourhood for an alleged break and enter theft of valuables […]

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Costly recovered stolen bicycle returned to owner

New Westminster – On September 22, 2020, the New Westminster Police Department officers responded to a disturbance along Quayside Drive. While speaking to people at the scene, officers noticed an abandoned high-end bicycle. Officers searched for the serial number in the Project 529 Garage database, but it was not on file. Project 529 Garage is […]

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*Located* Help us find high risk missing person Andrea Gus

Update: Andrea Gus has been located safe. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Andrea Gus. Miss Gus was last seen on September 10, 2020 near the Sapperton Skytrain Station in New Westminster. Miss Gus is described as an Indigenous female, 27 years old, […]

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Ring found in Quayside Park

New Westminster – A ring has been found in Quayside Park and New Westminster Police Department officers would like to return it to its rightful owner. “We want to thank this honest resident who did the right thing and turned this piece of jewelry into the police department,” stated Sergeant Kumar. “It is undoubtedly being […]

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NWPD Arrests Suspect from Westminster Pier Park Fire

New Westminster – On Tuesday afternoon (September 15th) the New Westminster Police Department arrested a male for arson related offences in connection to the Westminster Pier Park fire. The male suspect has since been released from custody on a number of conditions. Based on the investigation to date the NWPD do not believe the public […]

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NWPD Major Crime Unit requesting information about the Westminster Pier Park fire

New Westminster – On September 13 at 7:54 pm, the New Westminster Fire & Rescue Service responded to a fire at Westminster Pier Park. The timber wharf section at the eastern end of the park sustained significant damage. Firefighters have contained the blaze, but it continues to burn. At this time, the cause of the […]

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Man revived with Naloxone during foot pursuit of wanted man onto SkyTrain tracks

New Westminster – On September 10th at approximately 9:40am, Constable Loo was conducting routine patrols, when he saw a man with numerous outstanding warrants. As Constable Loo approached the man he fled on foot towards the Columbia SkyTrain Station. Once on the SkyTrain platform, the man jumped down onto the SkyTrain tracks and continued to […]

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*Found* NWPD search for high risk missing youth Georgia Stump

*Update* – Georgia Stump has been safely located. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for a high risk missing youth Georgia Stump. Georgia Stump was last seen boarding the Sky Train at the 22nd Street Station at approximately 8:30pm on September 5th. Georgia Stump is described […]

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