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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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New Westminster Police Department Sergeant Robson earns Team Commander accreditation

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is congratulating Sergeant Robson on recognition of his skills in complex criminal investigations. The recognition is overseen by the Office of the Investigative Standards and Practices of the BC RCMP. The accreditation as a Team Commander, which Sergeant Robson received in June 2022, involves hours of training, […]

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*Located* Help us locate missing person Laura Nazarek

Update – We’re happy to share that Laura Nazarek has been located and is safe. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for missing person Laura Nazarek. Ms. Nazarek was last heard from on April 13, 2022. Typically, Ms. Nazarek stays in regular contact with friends […]

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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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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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Join us at the Purple Lights Night Vigil

Join us at the Purple Light Nights vigil as we bring attention to the devastating impact that domestic violence has on families and children. The Purple Lights Campaign aims to raise awareness and start a conversation about domestic violence in our community. The colour purple is recognized as the international colour symbolic of domestic violence. […]

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Catalytic Converter Thefts

We’re seeing late 90’s to mid 2000’s model vehicles being targeted for catalytic converter theft. Often import vehicles such as the Honda CR-V, Hyundai Tucson or Santa Fe, Kia Sportage, Honda Element and Odyssey, Toyota Prius, and recently the Honda Accord. SUV’s, pick-ups, commercial cube vans like the Ford E350 cube van and Ford F150 […]

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*Located* High risk missing person Juma Magnus Danladi

UPDATE: Sadly, missing person Juma Magnus Danlavi has been located deceased. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for high risk missing person Juma Magnus Danladi. Mr. Danladi was last seen on December 3rd in the 300 block of McBride Boulevard in New Westminster. Mr. Danladi is […]

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NWPD Search for Suspect after Coffee Shop Staff Allegedly Threatened with Knife

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is searching for a suspect following an alleged assault with a weapon in a New Westminster coffee shop. At approximately 3:00 pm on November 22nd New Westminster Police Department officers were called to a coffee shop at Columbia Square Plaza. Allegedly the suspect brandished a knife and […]

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Nuisance Activity

The City of New Westminster has provided helpful information on reducing and reporting nuisance activity. City staff have also compiled a list of resources related to topics like: connecting vulnerable residents with services, repair to city property, and discarded needles. Please refer to the City of New Westminster website for more information: https://www.newwestcity.ca/services/bylaw-enforcement#nuisance-activity    

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