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Category: Suspicious Activity

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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NWPD seeking Good Samaritan in possible child luring

New Westminster – On March 14th, the New Westminster Police Department distributed a sketch of a suspect who had approached an 11 year old girl shortly after 3:00 pm on March 8th. The man was driving an older model red panel van when he approached a young girl who was walking in the 200 block […]

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Public Information – Suspicious Male

New Westminster – On March 10th, the New Westminster Police Department informed the public of a suspicious male who had approached a young female shortly after 3:00 pm on March 8th. The man was driving an older model red panel van when he approached a young girl who was walking in the 200 block of […]

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New Westminster Police search for suspicious van that approached young female

New Westminster – The NWPD would like to inform the community about an incident that occurred on March 8th 2016, during which a young female was approached by a suspicious vehicle in the in the 200 block of 3rd Avenue, in New Westminster. The male driver of the vehicle asked the young female to get […]

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NWPD request assistance with suspicious circumstance

On May 6th at approximately 12:30 pm, the NWPD responded to a report of a suspicious circumstance on East Columbia Street near Front Street.  A witness reported seeing a South Asian female with long black hair jump from the passenger side of a moving white vehicle while it traveled at approximately 20 km/hr.  The driver […]

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NWPD Investigating Suspicious Fire – Seeking Assistance from Public

New Westminster – On May 27, 2014 at 5:10 am, the New Westminster Police Department responded to a structure fire inside 615 Front Street. The vacant building had already sustained significant damage due to a previous fire in October, 2013. The most recent fire is under investigation by the New Westminster Police in conjunction with […]

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Update to Public Warning – Anonymous Caller September 1, 2013 – Kidnap Plan

New Westminster – On September 1, 2013, the New Westminster Police Department issued a news release for the purpose of warning the public and requesting assistance for an investigation into an anonymous complaint made by a male who described his plan to kidnap a woman known to him with the intention of holding her against […]

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NWPD Warn the Public and Requests Assistance with Identifying Unknown Male Caller

The New Westminster Police Department received a disturbing telephone call at 8:17 am today through their non-emergency telephone number. The call was unable to be traced. A male called and stated that he wanted to kidnap a woman that he knew and hold her against her will. The NWPD have been unable to identify the […]

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Suspicious Death in the 500 Block of Colby Street

On December 27th, 2012 at 6:17 am, the New Westminster Police received a call from a resident in the 500 Block of Colby Street advising that they heard a disturbance from their basement suite. They advised that they heard 3-4 bangs which sounded like gun shots. The New Westminster Police arrived on scene shortly thereafter […]

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NWPD Urges Public To Be Aware Of Suspicious Activity

The Eastside of New Westminster and Burnaby have been experiencing a rash of break-ins and attempted break-ins to sheds and outbuildings located at the rear of residential properties. Bolt cutters were used to cut locks to sheds and pry tools to force doors open. “The New Westminster Police Department would like to urge the public […]

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