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Category: Motor Vehicle Incident

Charges approved against driver in fatal pedestrian collision

New Westminster – Brenda MOFFAT was returning home in the evening of October 30th, 2013 when she was struck by a pickup truck in the intersection of 9th Street and 4th Avenue. BC Ambulance was called to the scene, but MOFFAT succumbed to her injuries a short time later. The NWPD Traffic Unit has conducted […]

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Driver sentenced for fatal collision

New Westminster – On March 11, 2013 at approximately 10:30 pm, 25 year old Gemma Snowball was walking home from work when was struck by a vehicle that had made an illegal left turn at 6th Street and 6th Avenue. Tragically, Gemma passed away two days later due to her injuries. The NWPD Traffic Section […]

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NWPD investigate single vehicle collision

New Westminster – On Tuesday August 12, 2014 at approximately 3:40 pm, NWPD patrol officers responded to the 200 block of east 10th avenue for a report of a vehicle on fire. Upon arrival it was determined that an eastbound vehicle had driven off the road, struck a tree and caught fire. The male driver […]

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NWPD arrest auto theft suspect

On Tuesday, July 15, 2014, at approximately 2:40 am, NWPD patrol officers located a blue Volkswagen Jetta that had been reported as stolen out of Langley several days earlier. The vehicle was followed without emergency equipment being activated in an effort to prevent a high speed vehicle pursuit. The vehicle was followed as it drove […]

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NWPD Member Suffers Injury While Investigating Stolen Vehicle

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is advising that one of its police officers was injured in a motor vehicle collision on May 29, 2014. The New Westminster Police member was seconded to IMPACT (Integrated Municipal Provincial Auto Crime Team) as an investigator. The IMPACT team was conducting an investigation of a stolen […]

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Driver in fatal pedestrian collision pleads guilty to charges

New Westminster – On April 16, 2014, twenty-nine year old Ryan Follack, a Kelowna resident, plead guilty to charges stemming from a fatal pedestrian collision where Gemma Snowball was killed on March 11, 2013. Follack plead guilty to the following charges: 1.) Drive Without Due Care S. 144(1)(a) of the BC Motor Vehicle Act; and […]

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Seven NWPD Officers selected for Alexa’s Team

Photo from left to right: Inspector Phil Eastwood, Cst. Jaspaul Chung, Cst. Jeff Russell, Cst. Jeff Scott, Cst. Ted Ishii, Cst. Brandon Blue, S/Sgt. Trevor Dudar, Cst. Mike Wise, DCC Laurin Stenerson, (missing is Cst Jamie Crowston)   New Westminster – The NWPD are proud to announce that seven of their officers were selected as […]

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Motor vehicle collision results in fatality

New Westminster – On February 28, 2014 at 4:00 pm, the New Westminster Police attended a four vehicle motor vehicle collision in the 1600 Block of Stewardson Way. The initial investigation indicates that a vehicle crossed the centre line and collided head on with a semi truck that was traveling eastbound on Stewardson Way. The […]

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Update to charges relating to motor vehicle crashing into entrance of RCH

New Westminster – On September 9, 2012, the New Westminster Police attended the Royal Columbian Hospital after receiving a call that a vehicle had crashed through the front entrance of the hospital. An investigation was conducted and charges were submitted against Ranjit Singh SANDHU, a twenty-seven year old male from Surrey, British Columbia. On February […]

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Charges approved in fatal pedestrian accident

New Westminster – On March 12, 2013, Gemma Snowball was struck by a motor vehicle in the intersection of 6th Street and 6th Avenue in New Westminster and passed away as the result of her injuries. The New Westminster Police Department conducted an extensive investigation which included the Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Team along with […]

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