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If the crime you are reporting is an emergency, call 911.
If the crime you are reporting is not an emergency, you can call the non-emergency line at 604-525-5411 or attend our Front Counter at 555 Columbia Street, New Westminster, BC.
New Westminster – On May 9th 2018 at approximately 8:45am, 31 year old New Westminster resident Joshua Boden was arrested after an assault investigation. On May 6th 2018 the New Westminster Police Department received a report of a domestic dispute that occurred between a male and a female. The suspect, Mr. Boden, was not on […]
New Westminster – An investigation by the NWPD Major Crime Unit has resulted in charges of Possession of Child Pornography. In June of 2017, the New Westminster Police Major Crime Unit investigated Shane Tucker, a New Westminster resident, relating to the possession and accessing of child sexual abuse images. Detectives obtained a judicial authorization and […]
New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is warning foreign students and their families about a scam involving the extortion of students and their families by people claiming to be high ranking foreign government officials. Last week, a New Westminster student was contacted by the scammers through WeChat, a popular Chinese social media platform, […]
New Westminster – New Westminster Police Department, New Westminster Fire Department, and Fortis BC are on site responding to a gas leak in the Queensborough neighbourhood. Roads are closed at Ewen Avenue and Howes Street, Jardine Street and Salter Street, and Ewen Avenue and Gifford Street. Please avoid the area. Two businesses have been evacuated […]
New Westminster – Off-duty New Westminster Police Department Constable Curtis Heath was arriving early to see his son’s hockey game in Coquitlam when he noticed a crowd of people gathered in the middle of the ice. It wasn’t until he made it around the rink that he realized someone was doing CPR on a 27 […]
New Westminster – On April 26, 2018 at approximately 6:00am the NWPD received a 911 call reporting that a male was spotted in the middle of the Fraser River. Sergeant Smith, a member of NWPD’s Marine unit immediately launched Shaw 1, the NWPD boat, and responded to the area around the New Westminster Quay. Sergeant […]
Update: Last week, the NWPD received notification that Mr. Gray had died while in custody at a pre-trial centre. The New Westminster Police will be liaising with Crown Counsel with regards to the disposition and abatement of the outstanding charges. “It is unfortunate that Mr. Gray will not face these matters in a court of […]
**Update** Kathleen Stimson was safely located on Saturday April 21. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing woman Kathleen Stimson. Kathleen Stimson was last seen at approximately 1:00pm near 7th Avenue and 10th Street near Moody Park in New Westminster. Kathleen Stimson is described as […]
New Westminster – After a tragic overdose death in December 2017, the NWPD Street Crime Unit engaged in a project to investigate the suspected source of drugs. Over the course of the investigation, evidence of drug dealing was collected and a search warrant was obtained. On April 5th, 2018 members of the NWPD Street Crime […]
New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department are in the early stages of investigating a fatal motor vehicle incident at a worksite in Queensborough. On April 6th 2018 at approximately 8:30am officers were called to an industrial yard on Ewen Avenue for an unresponsive person, who had been fatally injured from a semi-truck. Investigators […]