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Month: March 2024

Street Crime Unit and Integrated Emergency Response Team make arrests in connection to drug trafficking investigation

New Westminster – On March 28th at approximately 11:00 am, the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit with the assistance of the Lower Mainland District Emergency Response Team made arrests in connection to an ongoing drug trafficking investigation. The arrests took place in the area of McBride Boulevard and Eighth Avenue. Flash bangs, which […]

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Safely and securely dispose of unwanted electronics

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is partnering with the Electronic Recycling Association (ERA) to offer free electronics recycling on April 13th from noon to 4:00 pm in the parking lot at City Hall, located at 511 Royal Avenue. Spring cleaning is an ideal time to get rid of unwanted electronics while protecting […]

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Crime Reduction Unit and local businesses partner to arrest shoplifters

New Westminster – Following successful projects in the Downtown neighbourhood where New Westminster Police Department specialty units worked with local businesses to arrest and charge violent shoplifters, business improvement associations from other neighbourhoods have approached police to work together. The New Westminster Police Department Crime Reduction Unit has expanded their partnership to include both the […]

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Officer seizes second replica firearm in one week

New Westminster – On March 1st Constable Malcolm, a member of the New Westminster Police Department Traffic Unit, was conducting routine patrols when he observed a vehicle driving in an aggressive manner. He subsequently conducted a traffic stop and arrested a prohibited driver. A search of the vehicle was done and a firearm was found […]

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