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Media Releases

Help us find missing person Tadzio Devoretz

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Tadzio Devoretz. Mr. Devoretz was last seen on August 22, 2019 at approximately noon boarding a bus at 6th Street and 12th Avenue. Mr. Devoretz is described as a Caucasian male, standing 6’2″ tall, with a slim build and brown hair with […]

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High risk missing person: Truong Dinh Vu

Update: Mr. Vu has been found. Thanks to everyone who helped us look for him. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 53 year old Truong Dinh Vu. Mr. Vu was last seen by family on August 20th, 2019 at approximately 8:30am at his residence located in […]

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Robbery Suspect Arrested and Charged

New Westminster – On August 3rd, 2019 at 9:15am the New Westminster Police attended to a bank in the 1000 block of Columbia Street, New Westminster for a report of a robbery. Officers attended, located evidence nearby, and conducted a police dog search for the suspect who had fled on foot. After an extensive search, […]

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Alleged Property Offender Arrested

New Westminster – On August 15th, 2019 the New Westminster Police Street Crime Unit located and arrested 30 year old New Westminster resident, Tyler Bennett who had an outstanding arrest warrant. Mr. Bennett is suspected to be responsible for several property offences throughout New Westminster and has been previously arrested and charged for similar type […]

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Break and Enter suspect arrested in New Westminster apartment building

New Westminster – On August 3, 2019, members of the New Westminster Police Department arrested a male for breaking into the storage lockers inside an apartment building in the 100 blk of 2nd Street. Residents attended the laundry room and observed an unknown male going through some of the storage lockers that were housed in […]

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New Westminster Police Department to host community consultation meetings to help draft new strategic plan

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department are inviting members of the public, including residents, business owners, students, and people who frequently visit the city to participate in community consultations to help draft their next strategic plan. “We are very excited about our community engagement process so far,” said Acting Deputy Chief Constable Paul […]

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Located: Help us find missing person Caroline Biscaye

Update: We’re happy to share that Caroline Biscaye has been located. Thanks to everyone who helped in searching for her. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 25 year old Caroline Biscaye. Ms. Biscaye was last seen on July 22nd, 2019 near the 2200 block of Hamilton […]

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Located: Missing person Shari Heathen

Update: Shari Heathen has been located. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Shari Heathen. Miss Heathen last had contact with police on June 13. She is described as an indigenous female, 27 years old, standing 5’4”, with a tattoo on her right hand […]

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New Westminster Police Department Investigates Possible Shooting

New Westminster – On July 22nd, 2019 at approximately 4:40pm, the New Westminster Police responded to the area of 9th Street and St. Andrews Street for a report of a possible shooting. When officers arrived, several people were located; however, no one with any obvious injuries. The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit and Forensic […]

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Instagram Live Ride-Along

Join us on Instagram live July 24th to follow Sergeant Scott and Constable Hildebrand on a ride along! We will be going live at 7:00pm (PST). Get your snacks ready and cozy up for an evening of following Sergeant Scott and Constable Hildebrand as they patrol the streets, respond to calls, and answer your questions.

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