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Author: Hailey Finnigan

Suspicious incident on Quayside Drive

New Westminster – On August 27th, 2022 at 10:20pm, the New Westminster Police Department was notified about a suspicious incident that occurred earlier in the evening at approximately 7:30pm on Quayside Drive. The victim said they were walking on the sidewalk along Quayside Drive when they were approached by a blue van with two male […]

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Suspect arrested after breaking into occupied residence

New Westminster – At approximately 06:00 am on August 29th 2022, the New Westminster Police Department received an abandoned 911 from a single family residence in Sapperton. The caller was whispering to the 911 operator before the phone disconnected. Patrol officers attended and observed an elderly female standing in a bedroom window indicating to police […]

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***LOCATED*** Help us locate high-risk missing person Patricia TUCK-HJELHOLT

New Westminster – UPDATE: Patricia “Patti” TUCK-HJELHOLT has been safely located. The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for high-risk missing person Patricia “Patti” TUCK-HJELHOLT. Patricia TUCK-HJELHOLT was last seen at 6:00 pm on August 29, 2022 in the area of 10th Street and Queens Avenue in New Westminster. […]

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School Zone Safety Tips for New Westminster

As children head back to school this fall, the New Westminster Police Department Traffic Unit is reminding everyone to keep safety top of mind. Safe Routes to School are posted on the City of New Westminster website: https://www.newwestcity.ca/transportation/getting-around/school-travel-planning, and now is a great time to practice walking or cycling to school. Please travel with care […]

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*Located* Help us locate missing person Gracie Crabbe

Update – We’re happy to share that Gracie “Savannah” Crabbe has been located. Thanks to everyone who assisted in the search for her. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for missing person Gracie “Savannah” Crabbe. Ms. Crabbe was last seen on July 29th 2022 at […]

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NWPD assists other specialty teams in disrupting highly organized luxury car theft operation

New Westminster – On the evening of May 31st 2022, the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit assisted the Integrated Municipal Provincial Auto Crime Team (IMPACT) and Air 1 to further an investigation led by IMPACT into a suspected group of luxury car thieves. Three suspects were taken into custody after police observed seven […]

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Witnesses asked to come forward following robbery with weapon at grocery store

New Westminster – At approximately 7:00 pm on August 17th the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from staff at a local grocery store. According to staff, Loss Prevention Officers at the grocery store approached a male observed stealing merchandise from the store. In response, this male began threatening staff and making stabbing […]

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Help us locate high risk missing person Carlos Centenera

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for high risk missing person Carlos Centenera. Mr. Centenera was last seen in the early morning hours of August 18th in New Westminster. Mr. Centenera is described as a 68 year old hispanic male, standing 5 feet tall, wearing […]

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Charges approved against two suspects in connection to 12th Street shooting

New Westminster – In the early morning hours of January 2nd the New Westminster Police Department officers responded to a shooting in the 400 block of 12th Street. Multiple shots were fired into the residence and the suspects fled the scene. Thankfully, no one was injured as a result of the shooting. Numerous specialty units […]

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Three suspects arrested after can of bear repellent spray pointed at youth

New Westminster – At approximately 10:30pm on August 12th the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a park user claiming that a group of people had accosted her and someone pointed a can of bear repellent spray at her. New Westminster Police Department officers attended Moody Park and located three individuals matching […]

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