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Month: November 2020

Resident finds alleged thief sleeping in vehicle

New Westminster – On November 26, 2020 at approximately 9:30 am, members of the New Westminster Police Department responded to a call from a member of the public who had heard calls for help and observed the owner of a maintenance truck in a scuffle with another man. The scuffle ended as one man fled […]

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NWPD Response to the Calls for Justice

Officers safely arrest individual after subject attempts to grab police firearm

New Westminster – On November 21, 2020 at approximately 11:00 am, members of the New Westminster Police Department responded to a call from a concerned member of the public who had observed a female in a hospital gown walking in the middle of the street in the area of East Columbia and Richmond Street. The […]

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NWPD aims to raise $3,000 for Greater Vancouver Food Bank

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is hosting a virtual donation drive for the Greater Vancouver Food Bank, with an aim to raise $3,000. In addition to the virtual donation drive, there will be a drive-thru food drive on November 21st in front of New Westminster city hall. “Now more than ever we’re […]

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New Westminster resident arrested and charged under the Quarantine Act

New Westminster – On October 28th, 2020, New Westminster Police Department officers began investigating Quarantine Act violations of a resident who had recently re-entered Canada from the United States. Despite being reminded of the federal legislation that requires travelers to self-isolate under the Quarantine Act, and receiving a violation ticket, Makhan Singh Parhar refused to […]

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NWPD respond to a collision involving a cyclist and driver of a tractor trailer in the Braid industrial area

New Westminster – On October 30th, 2020 at approximately 5:00 pm the New Westminster Police responded to a report of a collision involving a cyclist and a tractor trailer unit in the Braid industrial area. Upon arrival it was determined the cyclist had suffered significant injuries and he was transported to a local area hospital […]

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