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Month: May 2022

Accused found guilty of Aggravated Assault in Columbia Street stabbing

New Westminster – On May 29th 2021 at approximately 2:00 am, New Westminster Police Department patrol members responded to a report of a stabbing on Columbia Street outside of the Columbia Sky-Train station. When officers arrived they located a man suffering from life-threatening stab wounds to his stomach and back. Over the following days, detectives […]

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Canada Road Safety Week: Safer You. Safer Me.

New Westminster – Today marks the beginning of Canada Road Safety Week, a 7-day national campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. This annual awareness campaign is designed to increase public compliance with safe driving measures in order to save lives and reduce injuries on Canada’s roads. The focus of this […]

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Man arrested after an unprovoked assault at a New Westminster SkyTrain Station

New Westminster – Metro Vancouver Transit Police is thanking the New Westminster Police Department for their assistance in arresting the suspect in an alleged unprovoked stranger assault. On May 12th, 2022, at about 3:30 p.m., a man walking on the overpass toward Sapperton SkyTrain Station passed the suspect, who was walking in the opposite direction. […]

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Officers arrest suspect after receiving call for help from drug store staff

New Westminster – On May 12th at approximately 5:00 pm the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a staff member at a drug store near the New Westminster SkyTrain Station bus loop. The staff member shared that they were witnessing a man trying to access the cash register, and that this man told […]

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National Police Week: Connected to Our Communities

New Westminster – Today marks the beginning of National Police Week – a seven-day public awareness campaign that encourages new connections between police and the communities they serve. This campaign represents an opportunity to emphasize how police officers are both members of the community they live in and members of the police community they work in. […]

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Officers arrest suspect after resident sees suspect prying at balcony door

New Westminster – On April 30th at approximately 1:00 am the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a resident in the Quayside neighbourhood who shared they were watching someone prying at their balcony door. The resident provided a suspect description and the direction the suspect fled. Patrol officers and the Lower Mainland District […]

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Police seeking witnesses to come forward after fight breaks out at liquor store

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking witnesses to come forward following a fight that occurred at the Sapperton Liquor Store on April 29th. Police were called to the liquor store at approximately 10:00 pm by a caller who described a fight inside the store between two men, one of which had […]

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