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Month: August 2023

Crime Reduction Unit makes arrest and seizes replica handgun

New Westminster – On August 30th at approximately 2:15pm the New Westminster Police Department Crime Reduction Unit were conducting foot patrols in the 300 block of Agnes Street in the Downtown neighbourhood. An officer observed a male putting on a tactical vest. The male was detained and when the vest was searched a handgun was […]

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Numerous criminal charges approved after stolen vehicle drives away from security guard

New Westminster – On August 25th at approximately 8:00am patrol officers responded to a call from someone who believed they had just seen their friend’s stolen car being driven through New Westminster. When officers located the vehicle parked outside a local store they witnessed a man running from the store carrying suspected stolen property with […]

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Suspect arrested and charged after patrol officers find him sleeping in stolen car

New Westminster – On August 26th at approximately 5:00am patrol officers responded to a call about a suspicious car parked on Churchill Street. When officers attended, they could see a male sleeping in the driver’s seat. Given the male did not match the description of the registered owner, officers contacted the registered owner who confirmed […]

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Officers retrieve backpack after suspect steals it from occupied residence

New Westminster – On August 20th at approximately 8:30 pm the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from someone who had just encountered an intruder in her home. The suspect had broken into the occupied residence and when confronted fled with a stolen backpack. New Westminster Police Department officers searched the area for […]

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Officer revives man with Naloxone

New Westminster – On August 19th at approximately 8:30 pm a New Westminster Police Department member was conducting foot patrols on Alexander Street when he observed a male suddenly collapse. The officer rushed to the male and observed he was unconscious and not breathing. Good Samaritans assisted the officer and two doses of Naloxone were […]

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New Westminster Police Department officers appeal for witnesses to come forward following stabbing

New Westminster – On August 2nd at approximately 12:00 pm, New Westminster Police Department officers received a call about a stabbing near the 700 block of Carnarvon Street in Downtown New Westminster. Officers rushed to the scene and located a man with several stab wounds. Officers provided him medical aid and BC Emergency Health Services […]

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