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Month: November 2023

Police warn of fake gold scam after couple claiming to be wealthy foreigners defraud resident of $1,800

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is warning the public about the fake gold scam following a report from a local resident. The victim was approached as he was walking in his neighbourhood of Uptown New Westminster. The fraudsters were described as a man and woman, driving a dark grey BMW SUV, accompanied […]

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Numerous charges and arrests result from special project in Downtown neighbourhood

New Westminster – Throughout the month of September and October, New Westminster Police Department specialty units worked on a project exclusive to the Downtown neighbourhood. This focused enforcement resulted in several arrests, numerous recommended charges, weapons and drug seizures, and referrals to social service agencies. This project was funded in large part by the Special […]

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Witnesses asked to come forward following assault of a man at New Westminster SkyTrain Station

New Westminster – On November 21st at approximately 1:00 am New Westminster Police Department officers attended the third level of the New Westminster SkyTrain Station after a report of an assault. Police rushed to the scene and met with the victim, who had suffered injuries to his face. Patrol officers called BC Emergency Health Services […]

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Man charged after allegedly threatening to stab staff with needle

New Westminster – At approximately 2:00 pm on November 19th the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from staff at a local grocery store. According to staff, a male was observed stealing merchandise from the store before threatening to stab people with a needle. New Westminster Police Department officers rushed to the scene […]

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