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Category: Break and Enter

Suspect arrested after breaking into occupied residence

New Westminster – At approximately 06:00 am on August 29th 2022, the New Westminster Police Department received an abandoned 911 from a single family residence in Sapperton. The caller was whispering to the 911 operator before the phone disconnected. Patrol officers attended and observed an elderly female standing in a bedroom window indicating to police […]

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NWPD Investigate Interrupted Break and Enter

New Westminster – On April 28th 2022 at approximately 7:20 pm, New Westminster Police Department patrol officers responded to a break and enter in progress at a residence located in the 1000 block of Queens Avenue. The resident was in his bedroom when he heard a loud noise coming from his living room. The resident […]

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Man arrested after allegedly being caught by homeowner stealing items from basement

New Westminster – At approximately 5:00 pm on January 20th a resident in the Sapperton neighbourhood called 9-1-1 stating he was the victim of a theft. Allegedly, the man had returned home to find a pile of his belongings stacked outside his basement door and a stranger inside his basement. The suspect fled after being […]

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West End sees an increase in break and enters

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking residents in the West End to take precautions against break and enters. In the week of July 13th investigators responded to four daytime break and enters in this neighbourhood, an increase that is concerning for police. In each of the incidents windows or door windows […]

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NWPD Investigate Break and Enter, Resident Home

New Westminster – On January 21st, 2020 at approximately 9:20 am, the New Westminster Police Department patrol members responded to a report of a break and enter at a residence located in the area of Ewen Avenue and Wood Street. The resident alleged that two masked men broke into her residence, and located a gun […]

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New Westminster Police Department seek owners of stolen property

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department have recovered a number of items in a recent Break and Enter investigation. Some of the recovered items include jewelry and keys. Anyone who believes they are the rightful owner of the property is asked to contact the New Westminster Police Department front desk or by our […]

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NWPD investigate break and enter to bike store

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is currently investigating an alleged break and enter to a bike store in the 400 block of East Columbia Street. Patrols officers were called at approximately 12:45am after a male had been seen breaking the display window of the store. The caller provided the details of the […]

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Thieves target unlocked doors and windows

New Westminster – Recently, the New Westminster Police Department has investigated several residential break and enters where thieves have entered through an insecure door or window. The recent break-ins have occurred in the Sapperton area of New Westminster, but all residents of the City are reminded to lock their doors and windows. “With the warm […]

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NWPD make additional arrests in home invasion investigation

New Westminster – As earlier reported, in the early morning hours of July 6th, 2016, New Westminster Police Department patrol members responded to a call of an interrupted break and enter to a residence in the 400 block of Queens Avenue. On arrival, members located a resident who was suffering from significant but non-life threatening […]

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NWPD Investigate Interrupted Break and Enter

New Westminster – On July 6th, 2016 at approximately 4:00 am, NWPD patrol members responded to a call of an interrupted break and enter to a residence in the 400 block of Queens Avenue.  On arrival, members located a resident who was suffering from significant but non-life threatening injuries. The NWPD Major Crime Unit were […]

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