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Author: Hailey Finnigan

Help us locate missing person Joseph San

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for missing person Joseph San. Mr. San was last seen on August 5th in New Westminster. Mr. San is described as a 37 year old indigenous male wearing a sleeveless pink and blue tie-dye shirt, baseball hat, dark blue […]

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Help us locate missing person Gregory Meilleur

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for missing person Gregory Meilleur. Mr. Meilleur was last seen on August 7th on Clarkson Street in New Westminster. Mr. Meilleur is described as a 47 year old white male wearing a dark t-shirt and jeans. He may be […]

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Man arrested after charging at officer with hatchet

New Westminster – On August 8th at approximately noon, the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a witness advising there was a man walking through the Brow of the Hill neighbourhood with a hatchet. A patrol officer quickly located the suspect and attempted to speak with him. However, the suspect raised the hatchet […]

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NWPD officers assist Integrated Emergency Response Team deployed to barricaded suspect on Agnes Street

New Westminster – On August 3rd at approximately 2:00 pm, the New Westminster Police Department responded an domestic incident near 20th Street and 6th Avenue. The suspect was identified and later located at a residence in the 300 block of Agnes Street. The suspect would not acknowledge police and patrol members attempted to negotiate the […]

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Increase in motorcycle theft

The New Westminster Police Department is warning of an increase in motorcycle theft in New Westminster. Thieves have been stealing motorcycles by putting them into neutral and rolling them away. Below are 4 tips on how you can protect your bike. Use your motorcycles built in anti-theft features. Most motorcycles come with an ignition lock, […]

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Man charged following damage to business and assault of staff member

New Westminster – On July 26th at approximately 7:00pm, the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a witness advising there was an assault in progress inside a New Westminster business. According to witnesses, the man threatened staff inside and there were sounds of breaking glass. Officers attended the area and located an individual […]

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New Westminster Police Department Sergeant Robson earns Team Commander accreditation

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is congratulating Sergeant Robson on recognition of his skills in complex criminal investigations. The recognition is overseen by the Office of the Investigative Standards and Practices of the BC RCMP. The accreditation as a Team Commander, which Sergeant Robson received in June 2022, involves hours of training, […]

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Man pleads guilty after a series of indecent acts in New Westminster

New Westminster – In February 2021 the New Westminster Police Department issued a warning to residents in the Connaught Heights and West End neighbourhoods about a suspect committing indecent acts. The NWPD Street Crime Unit and the Vancouver Police Department worked together to further the investigations and a suspect was arrested in March. Charges were […]

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Detailed description provided by 9-1-1 caller leads to arrest of suspect

New Westminster – On July 22nd at approximately 2:00 am the New Westminster Police Department received a call from someone saying an unknown man had held a firearm against his neck and threatened to harm him. The caller had fled the Hyack Square area and provided a very detailed description of the suspect which allowed […]

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Non-emergency call taking to transition back to the New Westminster Police Department

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department will be working in partnership with E-Comm to transition some non-emergency call answering to the New Westminster Police Department. Following the July 19th Police Board meeting, direction was provided for the NWPD to work with E-Comm to transition a portion of non-emergency call taking to NWPD staff. […]

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