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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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Accused found guilty of Aggravated Assault in Columbia Street stabbing

New Westminster – On May 29th 2021 at approximately 2:00 am, New Westminster Police Department patrol members responded to a report of a stabbing on Columbia Street outside of the Columbia Sky-Train station. When officers arrived they located a man suffering from life-threatening stab wounds to his stomach and back. Over the following days, detectives […]

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Victim pepper sprayed by catalytic converter thieves

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for two suspects who pepper sprayed a resident after stealing the catalytic converter from her car. Part of a vehicle’s exhaust system, catalytic converters are sought by thieves for the precious metals found inside them. The victim was pepper-sprayed when […]

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Teenager robbed at knife-point

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for two suspects who robbed a teenager at knife point. The victim was walking home from school on March 4th in the area of 6th Street and 3rd Avenue at approximately 3:30 pm when he was approached by two […]

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Public appeal for video footage following suspected child luring

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is appealing to the public to assist in providing CCTV footage or dash cam footage that may help in an investigation of suspected child luring. The incident occurred on November 21st at approximately 5:30 pm in the area around Sapperton Park. The call to police came after […]

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NWPD Seek Witnesses after Pedestrian Struck by Driver in Uptown Neighbourhood

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police department is seeking witnesses for a collision involving a pedestrian. On April 25th at approximately 9:00 pm, a 69 year old female was struck by a driver while she crossed 6th Avenue at 6th Street. When police arrived the pedestrian was receiving aid from both Emergency Health Services […]

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Prolific offender arrested by the Street Crime Unit and Crime Reduction Unit

New Westminster – In November warrants for the arrest of a prolific offender with ties to New Westminster were issued after the man escaped lawful custody from Metro Vancouver Transit Police. As the man fled from the police he threw away a loaded handgun. Both the Street Crime Unit and the Crime Reduction Unit worked […]

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New Westminster Police Department advising of sexual assault investigations

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit arrested an adult male masseur after an allegation of sexual assault during a massage. In July 2020, an adult female New Westminster resident was receiving a massage at the Healthland Clinic located in the 500 block of 6th Street, New Westminster. The male masseur […]

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