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Police appeal for dash cam and CCTV footage to help in the search for Magnus

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department investigators continue to search for high risk missing person Magnus, who was reported missing on May 14th. Detectives are working in partnership with neighbouring police agencies and members of the public to search areas he has been known to frequent and to raise awareness of the missing man. […]

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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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NWPD investigate break and enter to Connaught Heights townhouse

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is currently investigating an incident that occurred on May 5th at approximately 10:00pm involving a break and enter into a townhouse. Police were called after the resident of the townhouse returned home and heard someone inside their second story bedroom. Initial information indicates that a suspect broke […]

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Police issue warning about criminals impersonating police officers

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is issuing a warning about criminals who impersonated New Westminster Police Department officers in order to defraud a senior citizen. From what investigators have learned, it is believed that multiple people posing as police officers spoke to a senior citizen at her home and manipulated her into […]

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Police responding to fatal collision involving train and pedestrian

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department has responded to a fatality following a collision involving a train and a pedestrian. The incident happened at approximately 3:30pm near the intersection of Spruce Street and Brunette Avenue. Spruce Street is currently closed to traffic in both directions as crews have arrived on scene. The New […]

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Police appeal for dash cam footage following collision where driver ran away

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in an investigation into a collision at 6th Avenue and McBride Boulevard. Following a collision, the driver of one of the vehicles involved ran away. Dash cam footage from vehicles traveling in either direction through the intersection of 6th Avenue and McBride […]

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Public appeal for information leading to the recovery of stolen car and dog

Update – The dog, Zoey has been found. The Fiat is still outstanding. If you see the Fiat please call 9-1-1. New Westminster – In the early morning hours of January 15th, the New Westminster Police Department received a report of a stolen car. According to the victim, his 2012 black Fiat 500 Sport was […]

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Major Crime Unit Investigating Assault at New Westminster SkyTrain Station

New Westminster – On December 25th at approximately 1700 hours, New Westminster Police Department officers responded to a report of an assault at the New Westminster SkyTrain Station. Patrol officers determined that the assault had taken place on the main level, in the mall area of the station. The victim was transported to a local […]

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Strategies for better mental health around the holidays

New Westminster – The holidays can be a hectic time of year for many people, and the New Westminster Police Department is encouraging residents to pause and consider their mental health. “As we navigate the holiday season, it’s crucial to recognize that it can be a challenging time for many,” stated Constable Adam Kautz. “We […]

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Suspect pleads guilty to two charges related to 12th Street shooting

New Westminster – On January 2, 2022, members of the New Westminster Police Department responded to a report of shots fired in the 400 block of 12th Street. Multiple shots were fired into the residence and the suspects fled the scene. Thankfully, no one was injured as a result of the shooting. Numerous specialty units […]

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