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Category: Arrests

Suspect with numerous warrants connected to assault in New Westminster arrested in Maple Ridge

New Westminster – On December 30th 2022, a high risk arrest occurred in the 12300 block of 227th Street in Maple Ridge. This arrest resulted in one suspect, 26 year old Joshawa Hall of Coquitlam, who was wanted on numerous warrants, being taken into police custody. The warrants for Mr. Hall’s arrest were connected to […]

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Officers arrest suspect after attempted bank robbery in Uptown neighbourhood

New Westminster – At approximately 3:30pm on December 20th the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from a bank employee who shared that someone inside the bank claimed they had a gun and demanded money before fleeing the area. Officers rushed to the area of 6th Street and Sixth Avenue and arrested a […]

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Catalytic converter thief arrested after foot chase through Moody Park

New Westminster – On November 28th at approximately 3:50 am New Westminster Police Department officers were called to a parking lot near the 800 block of 6th Avenue after a witness saw what they believed to be someone cutting a catalytic converter off a vehicle. When officers arrived, witnesses pointed them in the direction the […]

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Drugs and weapons seized from suite on Agnes Street

New Westminster – On November 4th at approximately midnight, the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit and the Lower Mainland Integrated Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant on a property near the 300 block of Agnes Street. Police located from the suite both drugs and weapons. Six people were arrested and the investigation […]

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Officers arrest suspect after convenience store worker assaulted with weapon

New Westminster – On November 6th at approximately 8:00am, New Westminster Police Department patrol officers responded to a 9-1-1 call from a convenience store worker in the 400 block of Columbia Street who has just been assaulted by an unknown man. The victim shared that when the suspect was spoken to about not paying for […]

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Suspect wanted on Canada-wide warrant arrested after firearm falls out of pocket

New Westminster – On October 30th at approximately 12:20 pm, New Westminster Police Department officers were dispatched to Howes Street and Ewen Avenue for a report of a man with a handgun. The 9-1-1 call came from someone who observed the firearm fall out of the pocket of the suspect as they were on the […]

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Suspect arrested for multiple attempted vehicle thefts

New Westminster – On October 17th at approximately 10:50 pm, New Westminster Police Department officers were dispatched to the 300 block of Hospital Street for a report of a male breaking into a vehicle. The complainant provided updates on the male through 9-1-1 and upon arrival, officers located the male inside another vehicle in the […]

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Suspect arrested after police receive numerous calls about a man armed with knives

New Westminster – On October 1st at approximately 4:00 pm the New Westminster Police Department responded to numerous 9-1-1 calls about a man waving knives around in the area of East Columbia and Braid Street. New Westminster Police Department officers provided verbal de-escalation techniques in the hopes the suspect could be safely taken into custody, […]

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Police arrest suspect after breaking into occupied residence

New Westminster – At approximately 8:30 pm on September 24th the New Westminster Police Department officers received a 9-1-1 call from a youth saying that someone had broken into their home and was now hiding under a table. Officers rushed to the scene, and spoke to the youth that was in the home. The youth […]

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Suspect safely arrested after losing consciousness while driving stolen vehicle

New Westminster – On the evening of August 31st 2022, the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from someone who saw an unconscious man in the driver’s seat of an idling vehicle on Garfield Street. The caller reported the engine was revving and expressed concern the driver may be impaired. When police located […]

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