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Charges approved against third suspect in connection to Columbia SkyTrain Station Stabbing

New Westminster – On the evening of April 10th the New Westminster Police Department and Metro Vancouver Transit Police responded to a stabbing at Columbia SkyTrain Station. A man was stabbed and a woman was assaulted by a group of youths not known to them. The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit led the […]

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Charges laid in connection to stabbing inside New Westminster apartment building

New Westminster – At 12:10 pm on June 29th the New Westminster Police Department were called to the 400 block of Carnarvon where they located a woman who had been stabbed. Officers rushed to provide life-saving aid before the victim was transported to local area hospital by BC Emergency Health Services paramedics. The Major Crime […]

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Major Crime Unit investigating after stabbing victim found inside residence

New Westminster – At 12:10 pm on June 29th the New Westminster Police Department were called to the 400 block of Carnarvon Street where they located a woman who had been stabbed. Officers rushed to provide life-saving aid before the victim was transported to local area hospital by BC Emergency Health Services paramedics. At this […]

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Officers make arrest and recommend charges following robbery with firearm

New Westminster – At approximately 10:00 am on June 23rd the New Westminster Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call from a man who shared he was robbed of his cellphone and wallet by a man with a firearm. The victim shared with police that he was at 4th Avenue and Ash Street when the […]

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Officers seek witnesses and dash cam footage to an arrest near Pattullo Bridge on-ramp

New Westminster – On June 18th at approximately 3:30 pm an officer on patrol was on route to a vehicle collision when he observed a man running in and out of traffic putting his safety and the safety of drivers at risk. The officer stopped his vehicle and blocked the flow of traffic directly under […]

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Charges approved against two youth suspects in connection to Columbia SkyTrain Station Stabbing

New Westminster – On the evening of April 10th the New Westminster Police Department and Metro Vancouver Transit Police responded to a stabbing at Columbia SkyTrain Station. A man was stabbed and a woman was assaulted by a group of youths not known to them. The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit led the […]

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Accessibility at NWPD Soccer School

We strive to host inclusive, accessible events that enable all individuals, including individuals with disabilities, to engage fully. To request an accommodation or for inquiries about accessibility, please contact Constable John MacDonald at soccerschool@nwpolice.org The NWPD Soccer School will be held at the Queen’s Park Stadium. Queen’s Park Stadium is located 450 meters from bus […]

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Accused pleads guilty to sexual interference against youth victims following a Major Crime Unit investigation

Update to media release: https://www.nwpolice.org/blog/2021/05/26/nwpd-looking-for-additional-victims-after-man-charged-with-sex-related-offences/   New Westminster – In May 2021, The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit began an investigation into sex related offences against youth victims. Since the initial media release and arrest of a suspect, Major Crime Unit investigators had identified a total of three victims who were allegedly exploited […]

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New Westminster Police Department officers pull woman in distress from Fraser River

New Westminster – On May 30th at approximately noon the New Westminster Police Department received a report that a woman could be seen from the pier in the fast moving waters of the Fraser River. Patrol officers rushed to the scene and observed the woman in the water. Three officers boarded Shaw 1, the NWPD […]

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Suspect arrested and charged in connection to Downtown New Westminster shooting

New Westminster – At approximately noon on April 18th New Westminster Police Department officers responded to a shooting in Downtown New Westminster. Multiple shots were fired into a group of people, and the suspect fled the scene. One man was wounded, and two people were arrested near a local hospital. Numerous specialty units assisted in […]

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