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Month: August 2021

New Westminster Police seize replica handgun after road rage incident

New Westminster – At approximately 4:30 pm on August 26th the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a driver who claimed another motorist had pointed a handgun at him while on the Queensborough Bridge. Within five minutes of receiving the call, officers located the suspect vehicle near the intersection of 20th Street […]

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Man faces numerous criminal charges after 9-1-1 calls help police locate suspect

New Westminster – On August 20th, 2021 the New Westminster Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call from someone who stated they were witnessing what they believed to be a break and enter in progress. Officers immediately responded to the Sapperton neighbourhood to search for the suspect. Moments later another call to 9-1-1 stated that […]

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Missing person Eric Cardeno found deceased

New Westminster – On August 14th, 2021, the New Westminster Police Department asked for the public’s assistance in locating 38-year-old New Westminster resident Eric Cardeno. On August 17th, 2021 at approximately 5:00pm, Mr. Cardeno was located deceased and this matter has now been turned over to the BC Coroners Service, foul play is not suspected. […]

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Collision involving a cyclist and the driver of a vehicle at 8th Street and 8th Avenue

New Westminster – On July 1st 2021, at approximately 9:00 pm the New Westminster Police received a report of a collision involving a cyclist and a driver of a vehicle at the intersection of 8th Street and 8th Avenue. The cyclist was traveling northbound on 8th Street when they were struck by a driver. “Anyone […]

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Update on high risk missing person Eric Cardeno

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 38-year-old New Westminster resident Eric Cardeno. Mr. Cardeno was last seen at his residence located in the Queensborough area in New Westminster on August 14th at approximately 2:00 am. Mr. Cardeno was wearing a dark tank top and black basketball […]

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You’ve Been in a Collision, Now What?

You’ve just been in a collision with another vehicle, now what? Being involved in a collision is something that no one wants to think about or experience. However, we take safety precautions like clicking into our seatbelts each time we drive because we know the possibility of getting into a collision exists. In the province […]

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NWPD officers arrest suspect after stabbing in Brow of the Hill residence

New Westminster – At approximately 10:30 pm on August 10th the New Westminster Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call coming from a residence in the Brow of the Hill neighbourhood. Upon arrival officers located someone suffering from multiple stab wounds. After removing this person from the home and placing them in the care of […]

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NWPD Major Crime Unit investigating stabbing in downtown New Westminster

Update: Following several months of investigation and review of evidence, on February 3, 2022, Crown Counsel approved the following charges against Prakash Kisokumar: One (1) count of Aggravated Assault, contrary to Section 268(1) of the Criminal Code. “We’d like to thank the Major Crime Unit and the Forensic Identification Unit for their excellent work in […]

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Scam featuring New Westminster Police Department phone number prompts warning

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is warning of a recent scam that is using call spoofing technology to make it appear as if fraudulent calls are coming from the New Westminster Police Department. Some people receiving these calls say they were told by someone claiming to be a police officer that packages […]

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