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Police appeal for additional victims to come forward following indecent act investigation

New Westminster – Over the past six months the New Westminster Police Department received numerous reports of a man committing indecent acts outside a home in the 500 block of Kelly Street. Reports were made to police after the suspect was seen on different occasions masturbating while peering into the residence. The Major Crime Unit […]

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New Westminster Police Department officers arrest and charge third suspect in kidnapping investigation

New Westminster – On the evening of April 25th, 2023 New Westminster Police Department officers learned that a New Westminster resident had been kidnapped.  The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit took conduct of the investigation, and following the rescue of the hostage, two men were arrested and charged. Both Kyle Clark Dimond and […]

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Numerous criminal charges approved after stolen vehicle drives away from security guard

New Westminster – On August 25th at approximately 8:00am patrol officers responded to a call from someone who believed they had just seen their friend’s stolen car being driven through New Westminster. When officers located the vehicle parked outside a local store they witnessed a man running from the store carrying suspected stolen property with […]

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Suspect arrested and charged after patrol officers find him sleeping in stolen car

New Westminster – On August 26th at approximately 5:00am patrol officers responded to a call about a suspicious car parked on Churchill Street. When officers attended, they could see a male sleeping in the driver’s seat. Given the male did not match the description of the registered owner, officers contacted the registered owner who confirmed […]

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Suspect arrested after brandishing knife at patrons inside restaurant

New Westminster – At approximately 8:00 pm on July 2nd the New Westminster Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call from a man inside a restaurant near Victoria Hill. Officers learned that a suspect allegedly took a large knife from the kitchen area and was threatening individuals inside the restaurant. When officers arrived, they saw […]

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Charges approved against two youth suspects in connection to Columbia SkyTrain Station Stabbing

New Westminster – On the evening of April 10th the New Westminster Police Department and Metro Vancouver Transit Police responded to a stabbing at Columbia SkyTrain Station. A man was stabbed and a woman was assaulted by a group of youths not known to them. The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit led the […]

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Charges approved against suspect following carjacking and dangerous driving in Uptown

New Westminster – On May 17th the New Westminster Police Department arrested a suspect after witnesses reported to 9-1-1 that a taxi was driving erratically in the Uptown neighbourhood. It is alleged that the taxi was stolen and was striking other vehicles. Thankfully, there were no serious injuries as a result of this incident. 27 […]

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New Westminster Police Department officers arrest and charge two suspects in kidnapping investigation.

New Westminster – On the evening of April 25th New Westminster Police Department officers learned that a New Westminster resident had been kidnapped.  The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit took conduct of the investigation, receiving extensive support from internal specialty units and numerous police agencies throughout the region including: the RCMP, Vancouver Police […]

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Suspected car thief arrested and charged

New Westminster – On February 1st members of the New Westminster Police Department Crime Reduction Unit located a stolen vehicle in the 300 block of Ash Street. With the assistance of the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit, the suspected car thief was later located and arrested at a cheque cashing store in a […]

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Charge approved in connection to fatal motor vehicle incident

New Westminster – Last year the New Westminster Police Department began an investigation into the cause of a motor vehicle collision that resulted in the death of a pedestrian, Eric Stonehouse, and Royal Avenue and 4th Street. Patrol officers, the Forensic Identification Unit, the Collision Analysis Reconstruction Team, and the Traffic Unit assisted in this […]

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