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Costly recovered stolen bicycle returned to owner

New Westminster – On September 22, 2020, the New Westminster Police Department officers responded to a disturbance along Quayside Drive. While speaking to people at the scene, officers noticed an abandoned high-end bicycle. Officers searched for the serial number in the Project 529 Garage database, but it was not on file. Project 529 Garage is […]

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*Located* Help us find high risk missing person Andrea Gus

Update: Andrea Gus has been located safe. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Andrea Gus. Miss Gus was last seen on September 10, 2020 near the Sapperton Skytrain Station in New Westminster. Miss Gus is described as an Indigenous female, 27 years old, […]

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Ring found in Quayside Park

New Westminster – A ring has been found in Quayside Park and New Westminster Police Department officers would like to return it to its rightful owner. “We want to thank this honest resident who did the right thing and turned this piece of jewelry into the police department,” stated Sergeant Kumar. “It is undoubtedly being […]

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NWPD Arrests Suspect from Westminster Pier Park Fire

New Westminster – On Tuesday afternoon (September 15th) the New Westminster Police Department arrested a male for arson related offences in connection to the Westminster Pier Park fire. The male suspect has since been released from custody on a number of conditions. Based on the investigation to date the NWPD do not believe the public […]

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NWPD Major Crime Unit requesting information about the Westminster Pier Park fire

New Westminster – On September 13 at 7:54 pm, the New Westminster Fire & Rescue Service responded to a fire at Westminster Pier Park. The timber wharf section at the eastern end of the park sustained significant damage. Firefighters have contained the blaze, but it continues to burn. At this time, the cause of the […]

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Man revived with Naloxone during foot pursuit of wanted man onto SkyTrain tracks

New Westminster – On September 10th at approximately 9:40am, Constable Loo was conducting routine patrols, when he saw a man with numerous outstanding warrants. As Constable Loo approached the man he fled on foot towards the Columbia SkyTrain Station. Once on the SkyTrain platform, the man jumped down onto the SkyTrain tracks and continued to […]

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*Found* NWPD search for high risk missing youth Georgia Stump

*Update* – Georgia Stump has been safely located. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for a high risk missing youth Georgia Stump. Georgia Stump was last seen boarding the Sky Train at the 22nd Street Station at approximately 8:30pm on September 5th. Georgia Stump is described […]

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Theft from Vehicles at Royal Columbian Hospital

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is asking residents in Sapperton to be vigilant for thefts occurring from vehicles. Since June 22nd, the New Westminster Police Department has received four complaints of thefts of bike racks, or in one instance, theft of a roof rack, from vehicles. Three of the thefts occurred in […]

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Man safely taken into custody after six hours of negotiation

New Westminster – At approximately 9:00pm on September 7, 2020 New Westminster Police Department officers were called to a building near Royal Avenue and 10th Street after reports of someone who appeared to be experiencing a mental health crisis. The man had allegedly scaled the outside wall of the condominium and was standing dangerously close […]

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*Located* High Risk Missing Person – Roderick Gillies

*UPDATE* Excellent news! A big thanks to a couple alert citizens who saw Mr. Gillies and called us. Mr. Gillies is safe with his family receiving the medical care he needs. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating Port Coquitlam resident, Roderick Gillies who was last seen […]

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