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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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Suspect arrested after breaking into an occupied business

New Westminster – On the evening of August 12th the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a store clerk working at a gas station in the downtown neighbourhood of New Westminster. The store clerk described a man using a bottle of red wine to break through the glass door of the gas […]

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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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