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Media Releases

Missing person Shannon MacDonald

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Shannon MacDonald. Ms. MacDonald was last seen on March 3rd, at approximately 8:20 pm near Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. Ms. MacDonald is described as a Caucasian female, 27 years old, standing 5’4″ tall, with a […]

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Missing person Caroline Biscaye

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 26-year-old Caroline Biscaye. “We are asking the public to help us locate Caroline Biscaye to ensure her well-being,” stated Sergeant Jeff Scott. “Ms. Biscaye has been known to use public transit, so if you see her on the bus or […]

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High Risk Missing Person Joseph Eberl

Update: Mr. Eberl has been safely located and is with his family. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for an elderly man with dementia, Joseph Eberl. Mr. Eberl was last seen at approximately 9:45 am on March 3rd, near Royal Columbian Hospital in New Westminster. Mr. […]

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Request for video surveillance and dash-cam footage in connection to missing person Nirla Sharma

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit continues to investigate the disappearance of 44-year-old New Westminster resident Nirla Sharma. Mrs. Sharma went missing in the early hours of Monday, February 24th, 2020. “Investigators continue to review a significant amount of video footage, and have released a clip that shows Mrs. Sharma […]

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Request for Witnesses in the Investigation of High Risk Missing Person – Nirla Sharma

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is looking for any witnesses regarding the disappearance of 44-year-old New Westminster resident Nirla Sharma. Mrs. Sharma went missing in the early hours of Monday, February 24th. Investigators are requesting anyone with dash-cam video footage who may have been driving in the 300 block of Lawrence Street, […]

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High Risk Missing Person – Nirla Sharma

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 44-year-old New Westminster resident Nirla Sharma. Mrs. Sharma was last seen at her residence located in the 300 block of Lawrence Street in New Westminster on February 23rd at 9:00 pm. Mrs. Sharma was wearing pink pajamas with a pink […]

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NWPD officers use less-lethal weapon to arrest suspect near River Market

New Westminster – On February 21st at approximately 11:45am a male was observed by a New Westminster Police Department officer in the area of 8th Street and Columbia Street displaying assaultive and threatening behavior. The officer who observed this behavior called for backup while maintaining visual contact with the male. When additional officers arrived the […]

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High Risk Missing Person Moneca Remillard

New Westminster – As of February 22nd, 2020, Moneca Remillard is still missing. “As time goes by, we are increasingly more concerned for her well-being and are asking for the public’s assistance in locating her,” stated Sergeant Jeff Scott. “Anyone with information is asked to call us, or if you see her, call 911. We […]

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Steven Vollrath sentenced to five years for attempted shooting of New Westminster Police officer

New Westminster – Following a guilty plea, 37-year-old Steven Gordon Vollrath has been sentenced to 5 years in prison after assaulting a police officer with a firearm, along with several other offenses. In May of 2015, New Westminster Police Department officers responded to a report of a male and female sleeping in a car in […]

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Youth sentenced in overdose death of thirteen year old

New Westminster – After pleading guilty, the suspect of a drug trafficking case, which was connected to an overdose death of a thirteen year old, has been sentenced to 4 months of open custody, 2 months of community supervision, and 18 months of intensive support and supervision. The youth, who cannot be named because of […]

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