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Category: Theft – Robbery

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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Man charged after allegedly threatening to stab staff with needle

New Westminster – At approximately 2:00 pm on November 19th the New Westminster Police Department received a 9-1-1 call from staff at a local grocery store. According to staff, a male was observed stealing merchandise from the store before threatening to stab people with a needle. New Westminster Police Department officers rushed to the scene […]

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Suspect found to be breaching conditions after robbery of convenience store

New Westminster – On September 10th at approximately 11:15pm a witnesses called 9-1-1 to share that she had just witnessed a robbery at a Downtown New Westminster convenience store. The witness described a man placing what appeared to be a bullet on the counter before walking away with merchandise. At the time, it was unclear […]

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Increase in motorcycle theft

The New Westminster Police Department is warning of an increase in motorcycle theft in New Westminster. Thieves have been stealing motorcycles by putting them into neutral and rolling them away. Below are 4 tips on how you can protect your bike. Use your motorcycles built in anti-theft features. Most motorcycles come with an ignition lock, […]

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Remembrance Day poppy box stolen from New Westminster fast food restaurant

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking witnesses to a theft of a Remembrance Day poppy box, days before Remembrance Day. The theft occurred inside the A&W restaurant on November 8th, 2021 at approximately 9:00 pm in the 800 block of Boyd Street. Police believe there may have been other customers in […]

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Woman allegedly threatens security guard with stun baton

New Westminster – At approximately 7:00 pm on January 17th a woman entered a downtown area liquor store and gathered several bottles of wine. The woman allegedly produced a stun baton and sparked it in the direction of the security guard as she left the store without paying for the wine. This prompted staff to […]

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Alleged thief caught in the act by NWPD officers

New Westminster – In the early morning hours of December 14th, the New Westminster Police were called by an alarm company to an industrial site on Spruce Street regarding a break and enter in progress. The suspect could be seen within the premises on CCTV, exploring the site while gathering items. As NWPD officers approached […]

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Theft from Vehicles at Royal Columbian Hospital

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking residents in Sapperton to be vigilant for thefts occurring from vehicles. Since June 22nd, the New Westminster Police Department has received four complaints of thefts of bike racks, or in one instance, theft of a roof rack, from vehicles. Three of the thefts occurred in […]

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Robbery suspect arrested and charged

New Westminster – On December 2nd, 2019 at 10:15am the New Westminster Police Department attended to a bank in the 400 block of 6th Street, New Westminster for a report of a robbery with a firearm. The suspect allegedly entered the bank and demanded money before fleeing the scene. Officers immediately attended the area, but […]

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Robbery Suspect Arrested and Charged

New Westminster – On September 1st, 2019, at approximately 6:40am, New Westminster Police Department patrol officers responded to a report of a robbery that had occurred at a restaurant located in the 800 block of Carnarvon Street, New Westminster. It was reported that a suspect had allegedly entered into the establishment and demanded money from […]

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