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Police investigate a fatal single vehicle collision at East Columbia Street and Brunette Avenue

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department and the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service are investigating a single vehicle collision that occurred in the early morning hours of May 11th at the intersection of East Columbia Street and Brunette Avenue. BC Emergency Health Services Paramedics transported two people to hospital. The driver of […]

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Police seeking dash-cam footage after an assault with a weapon in traffic

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in an investigation into an assault with a weapon incident. On October 25th at approximately 12:30pm the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a motorist who advised someone had discharged a firearm at his vehicle multiple times. The driver shared […]

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Man sentenced to 6.5 years in jail after pleading guilty to sexual exploitation and making child pornography

New Westminster – In August of 2020 a youth reported to officers of the New Westminster Police Department that they were a victim of sexual offences. The youth was immediately provided support from the Victim Assistance Unit and the Specialized Investigations Unit took conduct of the investigation. The investigation took approximately one year and during […]

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Accused pleads guilty to sexual interference against youth victims following a Major Crime Unit investigation

Update to media release: https://www.nwpolice.org/blog/2021/05/26/nwpd-looking-for-additional-victims-after-man-charged-with-sex-related-offences/   New Westminster – In May 2021, The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit began an investigation into sex related offences against youth victims. Since the initial media release and arrest of a suspect, Major Crime Unit investigators had identified a total of three victims who were allegedly exploited […]

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Suspect arrested and charged in connection to Downtown New Westminster shooting

New Westminster – At approximately noon on April 18th New Westminster Police Department officers responded to a shooting in Downtown New Westminster. Multiple shots were fired into a group of people, and the suspect fled the scene. One man was wounded, and two people were arrested near a local hospital. Numerous specialty units assisted in […]

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Update on investigation into fatal pedestrian motor vehicle incident

New Westminster – On February 19th New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit and members of the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service began an investigation into a fatal pedestrian motor vehicle incident that occurred in the 100 block of East Columbia. The road was closed for several hours as investigators collected evidence. The driver […]

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Police begin investigation into fatal pedestrian motor vehicle incident

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police are in the early stages of fatal pedestrian motor vehicle incident investigation in the 100 block of East Columbia. On February 19th at approximately 12:30 pm patrol officers were called to the 100 block of East Columbia for an unresponsive pedestrian that had been struck by the driver […]

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NWPD begins investigation into fatal motor vehicle incident

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police are in the early stages of fatal motor vehicle incident investigation in the 300 block of East 8th Avenue. On November 8th at approximately 7:00pm patrol officers were called to the 300 block of East 8th Avenue for an unresponsive pedestrian involved in a collision with a transit […]

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Police seeking dash-cam footage after road rage incident

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in an investigation into a road rage incident. On July 9th at approximately 7:30 am the New Westminster Police Department received a call from someone saying their friend was assaulted. The witness shared that as his friend was driving down 20th Street […]

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Racist graffiti leads to police investigations

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying suspects responsible for racist graffiti following two separate incidents. The first incident is believed to have occurred overnight between June 5th and June 6th with the victim reporting he found racist messages scratched into his vehicle. The vehicle was parked […]

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