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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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Police appeal for dash cam footage following armed robbery on 12th Street

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in identifying a suspect in an armed robbery of a convenience store on 12th Street. The armed robbery occurred on June 16th at approximately 4:30 am. The victim who was working at the convenience store called police after a suspect entered the […]

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Help us locate missing person Darle Paterson

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for missing person Darle Paterson. Darle was last seen on June 18th at approximately 12:30pm in the Uptown area in New Westminster and there is growing concern for his well-being. Darle is described as a 40 year old Caucasian […]

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Officers arrest suspect after witnessed breaking into nail salon

New Westminster – On June 9th 2022 at approximately 9:00 pm the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a witness advising they observed a male break the window of the Crystal Nails Spa in the Columbia Square Shopping Mall near 10th Street and Royal Avenue in New Westminster. The witness was able to […]

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Witnesses asked to come forward following purse-snatching near Moody Park

New Westminster – On June 7, 2022 at approximately 11:18 am the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a victim advising a male on a bicycle had stolen her purse while in the 700 block of 10th Street near Moody Park. The victim advised the suspect grabbed her purse from her hands before […]

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*LOCATED* Help us locate missing person Abdul Abdullahi

SUBJECT: Help us locate missing person Abdul Abdullahi New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for missing person Abdul Abdullahi. Mr. Abdullahi was last seen on June 9th at approximately 2:30pm in the Sapperton area in New Westminster and there is growing concern for his well-being. […]

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Victim Pepper-Sprayed in Pier Park

New Westminster – On June 6, 2022 at approximately 11:30 pm, New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call in relation to a group of people at Pier Park who had been pepper-sprayed. Officers arrived on scene and determined an argument had occurred between two groups of people hanging out in the area. The suspects […]

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Canada Road Safety Week: Safer You. Safer Me.

New Westminster – Today marks the beginning of Canada Road Safety Week, a 7-day national campaign aimed at making Canada’s roads the safest in the world. This annual awareness campaign is designed to increase public compliance with safe driving measures in order to save lives and reduce injuries on Canada’s roads. The focus of this […]

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NWPD Investigate Interrupted Break and Enter

New Westminster – On April 28th 2022 at approximately 7:20 pm, New Westminster Police Department patrol officers responded to a break and enter in progress at a residence located in the 1000 block of Queens Avenue. The resident was in his bedroom when he heard a loud noise coming from his living room. The resident […]

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Student assaulted and seriously injured at New Westminster Secondary School

New Westminster – On April 27, 2022 the New Westminster Police Department responded to the 800 block of 6th Street for a report of a student who had been assaulted with a blunt force weapon out front of New Westminster Secondary School. Patrol members located a 16 year old victim receiving medical treated by school […]

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