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Help us find high risk missing youth Edin Berisha

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing 14 year old Edin Berisha. Edin Berisha was last seen on March 15, 2019 in the Queensborough neighbourhood of New Westminster. He is described as South Asian, 5’4” tall with a slim build, brown hair, and brown eyes. […]

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Update: Located Public assistance needed in the search for missing person Nyakakuma Nyuon

Update: Nyakakuma Nyuon has been located and is safe. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Nyakakuma Nyuon, who also goes by the name Kenya or Kakuma. Nyakakuma Nyuon was last seen at approximately noon on March 12th in the Victoria Hill neighbourhood of […]

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High Risk Missing 14 year old

*March 5 update* Jayden Williams has been found. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing boy Jayden Williams. Jayden Williams was last seen on March 3rd at approximately 9:00pm in the Queensborough neighbourhood of New Westminster. Jayden Williams is described as Caucasian, with a slim […]

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Help us find missing person Tammy Jean Stewart

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Tammy Jean Stewart. Tammy Jean Stewart was last seen on February 23rd, at approximately 7:30am near the Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. Tammy Jean Stewart is described as Caucasian, 49 years old, 5’5” tall, with a […]

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IIO BC called to investigate officer involved shooting

New Westminster – On February 24th 2019 at approximately 9:40pm, the New Westminster Police Department with assistance from RCMP officers from the Lower Mainland Integrated Police Dog Service (IPDS), responded to the rear of the Wal-Mart at 805 Boyd Street for a report of a suicidal male. The adult male was believed to be in possession of […]

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Wanted for several criminal offences

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is actively looking for an adult male who is wanted for numerous offences. 32 year old Jory Wade Patrick is wanted on a Canada wide warrant for break and enter, possession of a weapon, uttering threats and mischief. He is also wanted on a warrant in BC […]

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NWPD Police Chief accepts job as Chief Officer of Metro Vancouver Transit Police

New Westminster – After 37 years with the New Westminster Police Department, Chief Constable Dave Jones has accepted the position of Chief Officer with the Metro Vancouver Transit Police. Chief Jones has worked in the city of New Westminster since 1982 when he volunteered as a Reserve Constable. He moved up the ranks into senior […]

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Robbery suspect facing multiple charges

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department’s Major Crime Unit have now secured several charges against a male suspected in a number of robberies in the Lower Mainland. Between December 5th 2018 and January 7th 2019, four small business robberies occurred in the cities of New Westminster, Coquitlam, and Burnaby. The suspect allegedly covered […]

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Online reporting now available through MobilePD app

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is announcing a new feature on their MobilePD app, which allows users to submit non-emergency police reports. “This update is another example of our department using technology to enhance our customer service,” stated Chief Constable Dave Jones. “We expect online reporting to make it both easier for […]

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NWPD Remind Public of Drug Risk

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is reminding the public of the risk of street level drugs. Substances sold on the streets can be potent opioids, which can lead to an overdose or death. The New Westminster Police is reminding anyone who does use recreational drugs to do so in the presence of […]

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