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Month: January 2022

Update to charges related to random attacks on 6th Street

New Westminster – On January 18th the New Westminster Police Department published a media release detailing an incident at Sixth and Carnarvon and the corresponding charges against a New Westminster resident. Since that time an additional charge has been approved. 46 year old New Westminster resident Jamie Maclean has now been charged with the following […]

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Numerous less lethal techniques and tools used in arrest on 4th Street

New Westminster – On January 20th at approximately 1:00 am, the New Westminster Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call about a man with a knife threatening people at the Columbia Street SkyTrain Station. When police arrived on scene they located the suspect outside the 4th Street SkyTrain entrance standing in the middle of the […]

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Driver strikes pedestrian at the intersection of Royal Avenue and 4th Street

New Westminster – On January 20, 2022 at approximately 5:45 am, the New Westminster Police Department responded to reports of a pedestrian struck by the driver of a vehicle at the intersection of Royal Avenue and 4th Street. NWPD patrol members and paramedics arrived on scene and transported the male to Royal Columbian Hospital with […]

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Bail money scam targets seniors for thousands of dollars

New Westminster – Seniors around the Metro Vancouver region are being warned of a new kind of scam. Victims of this scam are being called by scammers who claim to be a police officer or lawyer saying that a relative of theirs needs bail money to get out of jail. The scammers emotionally manipulate the […]

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Two people stabbed in fight on Columbia Street

New Westminster – On January 17th at approximately 10:00 pm, the New Westminster Police Department responded to numerous 9-1-1 calls about a fight between nine people at the intersection of Fourth and Columbia. When police arrived on scene they assisted four people who had been assaulted, two of which had been stabbed. The other individuals […]

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Man arrested after a series of random attacks on 6th Street

New Westminster – On January 14th at approximately 7:45 pm, the New Westminster Police Department was called to the intersection of 6th Street and Carnarvon for a report of a fight. The caller described a series of events including a man reaching for a baby in a stroller, a fight with the guardian of the […]

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NWPD looking to reunite cash with rightful owner

New Westminster – On January 10th an upstanding citizen called police to report that he had found a notable amount of Canadian currency scattered on the sidewalk on Columbia Street in downtown New Westminster. Officers would like to return the funds to the rightful owner. “We’ve had success in the past in locating the owners […]

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Update in 2019 East Columbia Street Homicide

New Westminster – On April 27th, 2019 at approximately 7:30 pm, the New Westminster Police Department was called to the 600 block of East Columbia Street for a report of shots fired. Upon police attendance, an adult victim was located deceased from apparent gunshot wounds. New Westminster Police Officers were able to locate the suspect […]

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Major Crime Unit investigating shooting on 12th Street

New Westminster – On January 2nd at approximately 5:00 am the New Westminster Police Department received a report about shots fired in the 400 block of 12th Street. Members responded to the scene and confirmed that shots had been fired at a residence. The occupants of the home were inside at the time of the […]

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New Westminster Police asking for the public’s help following pedestrian struck in hit and run

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance as investigators work to locate the driver of a vehicle involved in a hit and run collision that sent a man to hospital with serious injuries. Officers were called to the intersection of Victoria and Lorne street just after 6 a.m. this morning, […]

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