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Category: Arrests

Detailed description provided by 9-1-1 caller leads to arrest of suspect

New Westminster – On July 22nd at approximately 2:00 am the New Westminster Police Department received a call from someone saying an unknown man had held a firearm against his neck and threatened to harm him. The caller had fled the Hyack Square area and provided a very detailed description of the suspect which allowed […]

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Two people arrested and charged in connection to an assault and armed robbery

New Westminster – On July 13th the New Westminster Police Department made a public appeal for CCTV footage following an assault and armed robbery near the corner of McKenzie Street and Clarkson Street. The New Westminster Police Department patrol officers soon identified two suspects at which time the Major Crime Unit assumed conduct of the […]

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Suspect arrested after numerous people pepper sprayed during wig theft

New Westminster – On July 15th at approximately 6:00pm the New Westminster Police Department was dispatched to the area of 6th Street and 6th Avenue after a 9-1-1 call about a theft in progress. The caller shared that a man was inside a retail store attempting to steal a wig. After being confronted by store […]

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Police response in Quayside neighbourhood

New Westminster – On June 3rd at approximately 2:00 pm the New Westminster Police Department, Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, Vancouver Police Department, and the Lower Mainland District Emergency Response Unit attended to a multi-family building and took numerous people into custody. Flash bangs were used and the lobby was inaccessible to residents for a […]

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Officer assaulted during routine traffic stop

New Westminster – In the early morning hours of June 2nd a New Westminster Police Department officer was on patrol through the Queensborough neighbourhood when he observed a vehicle driving with no license plates. When he pulled over the vehicle, the driver exited the vehicle, refused to identify themselves, and attempted to flee. While the […]

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Officers make one arrest following numerous calls about person with edged weapon

On May 31th at approximately 4:00 pm, New Westminster Police Department patrol members received numerous 9-1-1 calls from residents in a multifamily complex about a fight between two people, one of whom was described as being armed with an edged weapon. As police made their way to the scene it was uncertain if anyone had […]

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Witnesses asked to come forward following a string of vandalism on Carnarvon Street

New Westminster – On May 30th at approximately 1:30 am, New Westminster Police Department patrol members received a call from a resident who shared they were watching someone smashing the windows of a condominium lobby with a brick. When officers arrived on scene they witnessed a man matching the suspect description standing next to smashed […]

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Man arrested after an unprovoked assault at a New Westminster SkyTrain Station

New Westminster – Metro Vancouver Transit Police is thanking the New Westminster Police Department for their assistance in arresting the suspect in an alleged unprovoked stranger assault. On May 12th, 2022, at about 3:30 p.m., a man walking on the overpass toward Sapperton SkyTrain Station passed the suspect, who was walking in the opposite direction. […]

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Officers arrest suspect after receiving call for help from drug store staff

New Westminster – On May 12th at approximately 5:00 pm the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a staff member at a drug store near the New Westminster SkyTrain Station bus loop. The staff member shared that they were witnessing a man trying to access the cash register, and that this man told […]

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Officers arrest suspect after resident sees suspect prying at balcony door

New Westminster – On April 30th at approximately 1:00 am the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a resident in the Quayside neighbourhood who shared they were watching someone prying at their balcony door. The resident provided a suspect description and the direction the suspect fled. Patrol officers and the Lower Mainland District […]

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