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Drugs and weapons seized from suite on Agnes Street

New Westminster – On November 4th at approximately midnight, the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit and the Lower Mainland Integrated Emergency Response Team executed a search warrant on a property near the 300 block of Agnes Street. Police located from the suite both drugs and weapons. Six people were arrested and the investigation […]

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Celebrate responsibly this summer

New Westminster – Planning on beating the heat with friends this summer? The NWPD strongly suggests planning a safe ride home if you’re going to be cooling off with drinks, or using drugs of any kind. If spending the night or driving home sober are not an option, you can arrange for a designated driver […]

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Disturbance call results in seizure of loaded firearm, drugs, and thousands of dollars

New Westminster – On February 27th at approximately 7:00 am New Westminster Police Department officers were called to the Quayside neighbourhood for a report of a disturbance. As officers exited their vehicles they could hear loud music coming from a suite several stories up. After locating the suite which was the source of the loud […]

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NWPD investigating home invasion

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is investigating a home invasion that occurred in the Connaught Heights neighbourhood. On the morning of August 16, 2020, at approximately 7:00 am, the New Westminster Police Department responded to a report of a home invasion near 19th Street and 10th Avenue. A group of males, allegedly […]

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Drug trafficking charges laid in investigation by the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit

New Westminster – Two people have been charged following an investigation led by the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit. An investigation was launched to target a drug trafficking organization working in New Westminster. The investigation spanned several months and included assistance from the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit, Lower Mainland Emergency Response Team, […]

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Quick thinking citizen alerts police to overdose victim

New Westminster – On June 26th 2020, someone used the intercom at the front door of the New Westminster Police Department to alert officers to a man in Hyack Square who appeared to be unresponsive. Officers rushed to the scene to find the man whose breathing was very faint. While police attended to the unresponsive […]

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Officer save man with use of Naloxone

New Westminster – On May 29th 2020, a New Westminster police officer saw a man in a Clarkson Street doorway who appeared to be unresponsive. As the officer approached the man he saw his lips were blue, he did not appear to be breathing, and he had a very faint pulse. The officer, who is […]

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Youth sentenced in overdose death of thirteen year old

New Westminster – After pleading guilty, the suspect of a drug trafficking case, which was connected to an overdose death of a thirteen year old, has been sentenced to 4 months of open custody, 2 months of community supervision, and 18 months of intensive support and supervision. The youth, who cannot be named because of […]

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Update on drug lab explosion on Carnarvon Street

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department investigators along with New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services have cleared the residence on Carnarvon Street in New Westminster. Residents have been advised that they can return to the building. Investigators are continuing to look into the possibility of laying charges, however at this time, the matter remains […]

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Youth Suspect Pleads Guilty to Drug Trafficking after Overdose

New Westminster – The suspect of a drug trafficking case, which was connected to an overdose death of a thirteen year old, has plead guilty. The youth suspect, who cannot be named because of his age, plead guilty on September 24th 2018 to one count of Trafficking in a Controlled Substance. On July 15th, 2017 […]

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