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Help us locate missing person Morteza Nazari

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in the search for missing person Morteza Nazari. Mr. Nazari was last seen on August 2nd at approximately 6:00 pm in New Westminster. Mr. Nazari is described as a 29 year old male, standing 5’3” tall, with an athletic build. Mr. Nazari […]

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NWPD officers assist Integrated Emergency Response Team deployed to barricaded suspect on Agnes Street

New Westminster – On August 3rd at approximately 2:00 pm, the New Westminster Police Department responded an domestic incident near 20th Street and 6th Avenue. The suspect was identified and later located at a residence in the 300 block of Agnes Street. The suspect would not acknowledge police and patrol members attempted to negotiate the […]

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Man charged following damage to business and assault of staff member

New Westminster – On July 26th at approximately 7:00pm, the New Westminster Police Department received a call from a witness advising there was an assault in progress inside a New Westminster business. According to witnesses, the man threatened staff inside and there were sounds of breaking glass. Officers attended the area and located an individual […]

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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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Man pleads guilty after a series of indecent acts in New Westminster

New Westminster – In February 2021 the New Westminster Police Department issued a warning to residents in the Connaught Heights and West End neighbourhoods about a suspect committing indecent acts. The NWPD Street Crime Unit and the Vancouver Police Department worked together to further the investigations and a suspect was arrested in March. Charges were […]

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Detailed description provided by 9-1-1 caller leads to arrest of suspect

New Westminster – On July 22nd at approximately 2:00 am the New Westminster Police Department received a call from someone saying an unknown man had held a firearm against his neck and threatened to harm him. The caller had fled the Hyack Square area and provided a very detailed description of the suspect which allowed […]

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Non-emergency call taking to transition back to the New Westminster Police Department

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department will be working in partnership with E-Comm to transition some non-emergency call answering to the New Westminster Police Department. Following the July 19th Police Board meeting, direction was provided for the NWPD to work with E-Comm to transition a portion of non-emergency call taking to NWPD staff. […]

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Police appeal for dash cam footage from Pattullo Bridge on July 18th

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in an investigation into a police incident that occurred on Monday, July 18th 2022. Dash cam footage from vehicles travelling in either direction across the Pattullo Bridge on July 18th between 2:00pm and 4:00pm is of interest to investigators. If you believe […]

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Two people arrested and charged in connection to an assault and armed robbery

New Westminster – On July 13th the New Westminster Police Department made a public appeal for CCTV footage following an assault and armed robbery near the corner of McKenzie Street and Clarkson Street. The New Westminster Police Department patrol officers soon identified two suspects at which time the Major Crime Unit assumed conduct of the […]

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Suspect arrested and charged after assault with aluminum railing

New Westminster – On July 17th at approximately 4:15pm the New Westminster Police Department was dispatched to the 200 block of Mowat Street for an assault in progress. ­ The person who called 9-1-1 shared that they had just seen a man enter the backyard of a residence, and strike another man in the head […]

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