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Nirla Sharma Found Deceased

New Westminster – On February 25th, 2020, the New Westminster Police Department asked for the public’s assistance in locating 44-year-old New Westminster resident Nirla Sharma. On April 26th, 2020 at approximately 4:00 pm, the Burnaby RCMP contacted the New Westminster Police Department after reports of a deceased person who was believed to be Nirla Sharma. […]

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Assault and Mischief Suspect for Identification

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking for the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an assault and a mischief. On September 6th at approximately 7:20pm, NWPD patrol officers attended to Tim Horton’s located in the 800 block of Carnarvon Street for a report of an assault in progress. The suspect […]

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NWPD investigate fatal motor vehicle incident at worksite

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department are in the early stages of investigating a fatal motor vehicle incident at a worksite in Queensborough. On April 6th 2018 at approximately 8:30am officers were called to an industrial yard on Ewen Avenue for an unresponsive person, who had been fatally injured from a semi-truck. Investigators […]

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Call prompts investigation near 10th Street

New Westminster – On March 12 at approximately 4:00pm, the New Westminster Police Department were called to a suspicious circumstance in the area of 10th Street and 5th Avenue involving a white van. We would like to correct any misinformation and state that based on the information gathered thus far, there is no current or […]

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NWPD investigating death of 2 year old child

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is in the early stages of an investigation with the BC Coroners Service over the death of a 2 year old child. On June 7th 2017 at approximately 11pm, officers responded to a 911 call for help in the 300 block of Stanley Street, for a suspected […]

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NWPD and IHIT Investigate Homicide

New Westminster – On November 8th 2016 at approximately 3:40am, the New Westminster Police Department was called to the 700 block of 5th Avenue to assist the British Columbia Ambulance Service with a male victim who sustained injuries during an altercation. When officers arrived, a suspect male was located and taken into custody.  The male […]

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NWPD conducts external investigation involving Coquitlam RCMP

New Westminster – On Friday October 28th 2016 the Royal Canadian Mounted Police requested that the New Westminster Police Department investigate an incident that involves officers of the Coquitlam RCMP and an elderly couple.   The investigation will include the initial call for service, which occurred on October 27th 2016 at 10:32pm. Police were called to […]

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NWPD seek person of interest in ongoing investigation

New Westminster – The NWPD is seeking the public’s assistance to identify an adult South Asian male who is a person of interest in an ongoing police investigation. The incident occurred on December 21st 2015 at approximately 10:15pm after he befriended another male on public transit. “There is no public safety concern, but we are […]

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NWPD investigate two sexual offences

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit is actively investigating two sexual offences that occurred in the evening hours of March 17th. At about 5:30pm an unidentified man approached an adult woman standing at a bus stop on Howes Street. The man walked up behind her and pulled her pants down. […]

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New Westminster Police Department seek witness for hit and run

New Westminster – On November 28th 2015 at approximately 11:15pm, a driver called NWPD to report a male lying on the road in the 400 block of Brunette Avenue who appeared to have been stuck by a vehicle that did not remain on scene. NWPD patrol officers responded to the injured pedestrian, who appeared to […]

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