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Help us find missing person Robert Kaye

Update: Robert Kaye has been located. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Robert Kaye. Mr. Kaye was last seen on January 7, 2019. Mr. Kaye is described as a 63 year-old white male, bald, clean shaven, approximately 200 lbs, standing 5’8″ tall. “Robert […]

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Missing Person – Carter Crispens

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 42 year old Carter Crispens, who has not been seen since December 6th 2018. Mr. Crispens was last seen in the 800 block of Carnarvon Street, New Westminster, and was reported missing by his father who had not heard from […]

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Missing person Alvin Hedlund also wanted on outstanding warrants

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating a missing male who is also wanted for several alleged offences. 41 year old Alvin Hedlund is currently wanted for Break and Enter, Possession of a Break-in Instrument, Mischief, and several counts of Theft. Mr. Hedlund’s family recently reported him […]

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Increase of Theft from Autos in New Westminster

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police would like to remind the public to lock their car doors, and remove valuables from their vehicles, after receiving several reports of theft from vehicles. Since the start of 2019, New Westminster has received 39 theft from vehicle reports city-wide, 13 of which are from the east side. […]

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NWPD seek witnesses for hit and run

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking witnesses for a hit and run involving a pedestrian. On December 29th, 2018 at approximately 10:40pm, a 67 year old female from New Westminster was struck by a vehicle while she crossed 6th Avenue at 7th Street. When police arrived, the vehicle that was suspected […]

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NWPD Police Chief Disciplinary Authority in Police Act Investigation

New Westminster – This media release has been issued in response to media requests for updates regarding the Police Act investigation into the police officers who were recently acquitted of sex offense charges in Cuba and returned home to Canada. New Westminster Police Chief Constable Dave Jones has been designated as the Disciplinary Authority for […]

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UPDATE: Located. NWPD seek public assistance to locate missing person Jenessa Smith

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 29 year old, New Westminster resident Jenessa Smith. Family of Ms. Smith in Chase, BC reported her missing as she was supposed to visit them on December 24th, 2018, but never arrived. Ms. Smith was due to travel to visit […]

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Single Vehicle Collision at Holmes Street and East Columbia Street

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is currently investigating a single vehicle collision at the intersection of Holmes Street and East Columbia Street. A mid-sized roll-off bin truck was traveling down Holmes Street, but did not stop at the intersection of East Columbia Street, traveled through the intersection and over the embankment. “Thankfully, […]

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NWPD members recognized by the province for their work on a 1996 cold case

New Westminster – The officers who helped solve a 20-year-old New Westminster sexual assault case have been recognized by the provincial government at the Police Honours Night. The annual awards, held Thursday night in Victoria, recognize outstanding law enforcement officers for their bravery and dedication. This year, 106 officers from across the province received awards, […]

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Missing Person – Cameron Whyte

LOCATED: Cameron Whyte has been located and is safe. He is currently being checked by medical personnel to ensure his well-being. Thank-you for your help. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance to locate missing person 47 year old New Westminster resident Cameron Whyte. Mr. Whyte left his residence in […]

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