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Numerous criminal charges approved after stolen vehicle drives away from security guard

New Westminster – On August 25th at approximately 8:00am patrol officers responded to a call from someone who believed they had just seen their friend’s stolen car being driven through New Westminster. When officers located the vehicle parked outside a local store they witnessed a man running from the store carrying suspected stolen property with […]

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Suspect arrested and charged after patrol officers find him sleeping in stolen car

New Westminster – On August 26th at approximately 5:00am patrol officers responded to a call about a suspicious car parked on Churchill Street. When officers attended, they could see a male sleeping in the driver’s seat. Given the male did not match the description of the registered owner, officers contacted the registered owner who confirmed […]

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Officers retrieve backpack after suspect steals it from occupied residence

New Westminster – On August 20th at approximately 8:30 pm the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from someone who had just encountered an intruder in her home. The suspect had broken into the occupied residence and when confronted fled with a stolen backpack. New Westminster Police Department officers searched the area for […]

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Officer revives man with Naloxone

New Westminster – On August 19th at approximately 8:30 pm a New Westminster Police Department member was conducting foot patrols on Alexander Street when he observed a male suddenly collapse. The officer rushed to the male and observed he was unconscious and not breathing. Good Samaritans assisted the officer and two doses of Naloxone were […]

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New Westminster Police Department officers appeal for witnesses to come forward following stabbing

New Westminster – On August 2nd at approximately 12:00 pm, New Westminster Police Department officers received a call about a stabbing near the 700 block of Carnarvon Street in Downtown New Westminster. Officers rushed to the scene and located a man with several stab wounds. Officers provided him medical aid and BC Emergency Health Services […]

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Police appeal for dash cam footage after armed robbers flee pharmacy with drugs and money

New Westminster – At approximately 2:30 pm on July 27th the New Westminster Police Department were called to a pharmacy on 12th Street after an employee described two suspects armed with a firearm robbed the business of money and prescription medicine. Officers rushed to the area but were unable to locate anyone matching the suspect […]

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Man arrested after brandishing a knife inside Columbia Square Plaza

New Westminster – At approximately noon on July 25th the New Westminster Police Department were called to Columbia Square Plaza after a man described a suspect brandishing a knife and threatening to kill him. Officers rushed to the area and quickly located someone matching the suspect description. Officers arrested this suspect without incident and he […]

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Public Opinion Survey

Randomly selected New Westminster residents may soon receive a letter in the mail inviting them to participate in a Public Opinion Survey. Please consider taking a few moments to provide this important feedback. The New Westminster Police Department is seeking a clear picture of residents’ opinions about the services it provides. This survey will allow […]

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Suspect arrested after brandishing knife at patrons inside restaurant

New Westminster – At approximately 8:00 pm on July 2nd the New Westminster Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call from a man inside a restaurant near Victoria Hill. Officers learned that a suspect allegedly took a large knife from the kitchen area and was threatening individuals inside the restaurant. When officers arrived, they saw […]

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