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Category: Charges

Man pleads guilty after a series of indecent acts in New Westminster

New Westminster – In February 2021 the New Westminster Police Department issued a warning to residents in the Connaught Heights and West End neighbourhoods about a suspect committing indecent acts. The NWPD Street Crime Unit and the Vancouver Police Department worked together to further the investigations and a suspect was arrested in March. Charges were […]

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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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Charges approved against suspect who poured gasoline on stranger’s porch

New Westminster – On May 23rd at approximately 7:00 pm, New Westminster Police Department patrol members received a 9-1-1 call from a resident who shared they were watching someone pouring gasoline on their front porch. When officers arrived on scene they took a suspect into custody without incident. Officers observed that a small fire in […]

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Suspect charged in connection to Alexander Street assault and robbery

New Westminster – On February 10th the New Westminster Police Department asked witnesses to come forward following an assault and robbery that occurred on Alexander Street on February 8th. Since that time, New Westminster Police Department patrol officers have made an arrest. This arrest occurred on February 15th when police were called to Alexander Street […]

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Update to charges related to random attacks on 6th Street

New Westminster – On January 18th the New Westminster Police Department published a media release detailing an incident at Sixth and Carnarvon and the corresponding charges against a New Westminster resident. Since that time an additional charge has been approved. 46 year old New Westminster resident Jamie Maclean has now been charged with the following […]

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Man arrested after a series of random attacks on 6th Street

New Westminster – On January 14th at approximately 7:45 pm, the New Westminster Police Department was called to the intersection of 6th Street and Carnarvon for a report of a fight. The caller described a series of events including a man reaching for a baby in a stroller, a fight with the guardian of the […]

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New Westminster man convicted in court of child luring and child pornography

New Westminster – In 2019 the New Westminster Major Crime Unit began an investigation into child luring. During the course of this investigation, it was learned that a New Westminster resident had targeted children online for sexual exploitation. The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit made an arrest in July 2020. Since his arrest […]

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Accused pleads guilty to fraud charges after $130,000 stolen through medical office

New Westminster – In September 2018 the New Westminster Police Department received a report of suspected fraud connected to a New Westminster medical office. The victim claimed that cash was missing from the medical office, and that suspicious large withdrawals were appearing in the bank account connected to the business. The NWPD Major Crime Unit […]

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Man faces numerous criminal charges after 9-1-1 calls help police locate suspect

New Westminster – On August 20th, 2021 the New Westminster Police Department responded to a 9-1-1 call from someone who stated they were witnessing what they believed to be a break and enter in progress. Officers immediately responded to the Sapperton neighbourhood to search for the suspect. Moments later another call to 9-1-1 stated that […]

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Bank robbery suspect safely taken into custody and charged

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department has secured a criminal charge against a person suspected of a bank robbery in New Westminster. On July 13th at approximately 4:00 pm the New Westminster Police Department received a call reporting an armed robbery at a financial institution in the downtown neighbourhood. Patrol, Traffic Unit, and […]

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