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Category: Animals

Police assist BC Conservation Officers as bear wanders into New Westminster

New Westminster – In the afternoon of May 30th the New Westminster Police Department received a call that a black bear was wandering east along the railway tracks in the area of Stewardson Way. Police issued a warning to the public about walking in the area, as the bear had made its way to the […]

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New Westminster Police Department investigates dog bite

New Westminster – On August 11th, 2016 at approximately 7:55pm, New Westminster Police Department patrol officers responded to a dog attack in the unit block of Dufferin Street. An adult male was walking his dog on a leash when two unleashed dogs ran up and began attacking his dog. After the attack the owners of […]

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Cougar sighted in residential area

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department has responded to a cougar sighting in the Glenbrook neighbourhood of New Westminster. This area backs on to a wooded ravine near Glenbrook Drive. There are numerous police resources in the area advising residents and trick-or-treaters of the sighting. A Conservation Officer has been assigned to this […]

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Public Notification – Kayla Bourque

New Westminster – The NWPD would like the members of the community to be aware we are working closely with the Ministry of Justice, Corrections Branch to ensure the safety of the community after this afternoon’s release of high risk violent offender, Kayla Bourque, who will be residing in New Westminster. Ms. Bourque has been […]

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Dog bite puts two adults in hospital

New Westminster – On July 23rd 2015 at approximately 2:45 am, members of the NWPD responded to an apartment building in the 300 block of Ash Street for a report of a disturbance where a male and female could be heard yelling, and a dog barking. Members gained entry into the suite and located two […]

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Snake Discovered In Queens Park

On Sunday August 21st at 1657 Hours, patrol officers attended Queens Park on report of a City Parks worker discovering a large snake near the Arenex. At scene, the officers located the four foot long, orange and yellow snake in the bushes. The officers managed to coax the snake into a large plastic container without […]

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