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Category: Assault

NWPD stabbing investigation leads to arrests

New Westminster – On January 30, 2015 the NWPD responded to a stabbing in the 1000 block of Columbia Street, New Westminster. A male victim was located suffering from a stab wound and was rushed to a local area hospital where he was treated for serious injuries and later released.  The unknown suspects fled the […]

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NWPD investigate stabbing on Cumberland Street

New Westminster – On February 8, 2015 at approximately 1:37 pm, NWPD patrol officers responded to a report of a stabbing at a residence on Cumberland Street. Upon arrival, several family members were at the residence and a fifty three year old male was located with serious stab wounds. The male was transported to a […]

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UPDATE: Police Investigate Stabbing at 10th and Columbia

New Westminster – On January 30th, 2015 at approximately 2:04 pm, members of the New Westminster Police Department responded to a report of a stabbing at 1005 Columbia Street.  Once on scene, police located a male who had been stabbed.  The male was transported to hospital where he was treated for non life threatening injuries. […]

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NWPD seek public assistance in machete attack

New Westminster – On Sunday, December 7, 2014 at approximately 1:30 am, an unknown male approached the window of a vehicle while the victims were inside preparing to exit the parking lot located at 7th and Belmont Streets in New Westminster.  As the male approached, he produced a machete and started slashing at the vehicle.  […]

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NWPD Seeking Witnesses to Serious Assault

New Westminster – On September 10, 2014 at approximately 11:00 pm in the area of 6th Avenue and 12th Street, NWPD Patrol members responded to the report of a fight taking place. After members arrived, they learned that a suspect had assaulted a local merchant outside of his store and then fled the area. The […]

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NWPD officer suspended

New Westminster – In maintaining our commitment to public trust and transparency, the NWPD want to acknowledge that one of our newest officers has been suspended from duty after being criminally charged in a domestic violence incident. The officer in question, who had approximately three years’ prior experience with another police agency, was recently hired […]

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Domestic violence suspect charged with multiple offences

New Westminster – A male arrested last week after a domestic dispute is now facing a number of charges. On Friday August 8, 2014 at approximately 4:20 am, NWPD patrol officers responded to the intersection of Churchill and Burnaby Streets for a report of a domestic dispute. A female victim was located and informed police […]

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Male charged in serious assault

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police arrested one male suspect after a serious assault involving a knife. On Wednesday August 6, 2014 at approximately 7:00 pm, NWPD patrol officers responded to a report of an assault with a weapon at a residence in the 500 block of Ash Street. Upon arrival, a male victim […]

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NWPD look for the suspect in a groping assault

New Westminster – On Wednesday, August 6, 2014 at approximately 11:00 am, a lone female was walking east in the 1800 block of 7th Avenue when she passed a male that appeared to be urinating in public. The female continued walking for a couple of blocks when this same male snuck up behind her and […]

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HIV positive man sentenced to 11 years for failing to disclose his status to intimate partners

New Westminster – In November 2009, the New Westminster Police Department’s Major Crime Unit became aware, by way of an anonymous tip, of allegations that Bongani Nyoni was having sexual contact with several women without divulging his HIV positive status to them. The Major Crime Unit investigated these allegations and in July 2010, three counts […]

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