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Month: July 2021

New Westminster Police Department officers pull man in distress from Fraser River

New Westminster – On July 24th at approximately 8:00 am the New Westminster Police Department received a report that a man could be seen from the pier in the fast-moving waters of the Fraser River clinging onto a wood piling. Patrol officers rushed to the scene and observed the man in the water struggling to […]

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New Westminster Police Department searches for vandalism suspects

New Westminster – On July 25th the New Westminster Police Department received a report of vandalism to the Saint Peter’s Roman Catholic Church located at the corner of 4th Street and Royal Avenue. The front of the church was targeted with orange graffiti. “We’re working to find the people responsible for this and hold them […]

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Bank robbery suspect safely taken into custody and charged

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department has secured a criminal charge against a person suspected of a bank robbery in New Westminster. On July 13th at approximately 4:00 pm the New Westminster Police Department received a call reporting an armed robbery at a financial institution in the downtown neighbourhood. Patrol, Traffic Unit, and […]

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Celebrate responsibly this summer

New Westminster – Planning on beating the heat with friends this summer? The NWPD strongly suggests planning a safe ride home if you’re going to be cooling off with drinks, or using drugs of any kind. If spending the night or driving home sober are not an option, you can arrange for a designated driver […]

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