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Police appeal for help returning found coin collection

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in returning a found coin collection to the rightful owner. The collection was handed in to the New Westminster Police Department on May 14th. “We know that coin collections often hold great sentimental value,” stated Sergeant Andrew Leaver. “This collection, dating back […]

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*Located* Help us find high risk missing person Noureddine

Update – We’re happy to share that Noureddine has been located and is safe. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Noureddine. Noureddine was last seen leaving his residence near Glenbrook Ravine at 10:00am on May 20th. Noureddine is non-verbal and a wheelchair user. […]

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Police appeal for dash cam and CCTV footage to help in the search for Magnus

New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department investigators continue to search for high risk missing person Magnus, who was reported missing on May 14th. Detectives are working in partnership with neighbouring police agencies and members of the public to search areas he has been known to frequent and to raise awareness of the missing man. […]

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*Located* Help us find high risk missing person Magnus

Update – Magnus has been located. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Magnus. Magnus was last seen in the Uptown neighbourhood of New Westminster at approximately 9:00am on May 13th. Magnus is described as a 38 year old Asian man, standing 5’11” tall, […]

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Police investigate a fatal single vehicle collision at East Columbia Street and Brunette Avenue

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department and the Integrated Collision Analysis and Reconstruction Service are investigating a single vehicle collision that occurred in the early morning hours of May 11th at the intersection of East Columbia Street and Brunette Avenue. BC Emergency Health Services Paramedics transported two people to hospital. The driver of […]

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Firearms and drugs seized by the New Westminster Police Department

New Westminster – Throughout the month of March 2024 the New Westminster Police Department Street Crime Unit executed numerous search warrants in New Westminster as part of a complex investigation into drug trafficking that began in 2022. Connected to this investigation were arrests which took place in the area of McBride Boulevard and Eighth Avenue […]

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NWPD investigate break and enter to Connaught Heights townhouse

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is currently investigating an incident that occurred on May 5th at approximately 10:00pm involving a break and enter into a townhouse. Police were called after the resident of the townhouse returned home and heard someone inside their second story bedroom. Initial information indicates that a suspect broke […]

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Woman with knife arrested inside New Westminster school

New Westminster – At approximately 8:00am on May 1st, police received a 9-1-1 call from staff at a post-secondary school on 6th Street in New Westminster. The caller shared that a woman, who was not a student at the school, was armed with a knife and students and staff feared for their safety. Before police […]

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Police appeal for dash cam footage after pedestrian struck by driver

New Westminster – On Friday April 26th, at approximately 8:39am, members of the New Westminster Fire and Rescue Services reached out to the New Westminster Police Department to share that a pedestrian that had been struck by a driver at the intersection of McBride Boulevard and 6th Avenue. When officers arrived on scene the pedestrian […]

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*Located* Help us find high risk missing person Grahme

Update – Missing person Grahme was located. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Grahme. Grahme lives in the Queensborough neighbourhood of New Westminster on a sailboat. Grahme was last seen in Vancouver on April 16th. Grahme is described as a 60 year old […]

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