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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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NWPD Investigate Break and Enter, Resident Home

New Westminster – On January 21st, 2020 at approximately 9:20 am, the New Westminster Police Department patrol members responded to a report of a break and enter at a residence located in the area of Ewen Avenue and Wood Street. The resident alleged that two masked men broke into her residence, and located a gun […]

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Robbery Suspect Convicted

New Westminster – 50 year old New Westminster resident Warren David Bonsell has been convicted of three offences, after extensive multi-jurisdictional robbery investigations were completed in New Westminster, Coquitlam, and Burnaby. Between December 5th 2018 and January 7th 2019, four small business robberies occurred in the cities of New Westminster, Coquitlam, and Burnaby. The suspect […]

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IIO BC Called to investigate in-custody injury

New Westminster – On January 13th 2020 at approximately 7:00pm, an adult male, who was in New Westminster Police custody and secured in a cell by himself, required medical attention after sustaining a reported injury. The male was taken to a local area hospital for medical assessment and treatment. “At the time of this reported […]

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Get to know your neighbours and learn new skills in the Crime Prevention Unit

New Westminster – In 2020 are you looking to learn new skills? Are you wanting to meet people who care as much about this city as much as you do? The New Westminster Police Department Crime Prevention Unit is looking for new volunteers. “Joining the Crime Prevention Unit is a way you can help make […]

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Fraud Suspect Arrested and Charged

New Westminster – On December 16th 2019 at approximately 3:20pm, the New Westminster Police Department responded to the 300 block of Alberta Street after a resident reported a possible scam. The resident said that an adult male came to his door, behaving suspiciously and asking for money, claiming that he had been in a car […]

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Help us locate missing youth, Jayden Williams

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 15 year old New Westminster resident Jayden Williams. Jayden was last seen on December 4th, 2019 at approximately 9pm at his residence in Queensborough, New Westminster. Jayden is described as a Caucasian male, standing 6’, medium build, with short dark […]

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6th Street bank robbery: suspect arrested and charged

New Westminster – On December 5th, 2019 at 12:35 pm the New Westminster Police Department attended to a financial institution in the 600 block of 6th Street, New Westminster for a report of a robbery. The suspect allegedly entered the bank and demanded money before fleeing the scene. After reviewing evidence, the male suspect was […]

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Robbery suspect arrested and charged

New Westminster – On December 2nd, 2019 at 10:15am the New Westminster Police Department attended to a bank in the 400 block of 6th Street, New Westminster for a report of a robbery with a firearm. The suspect allegedly entered the bank and demanded money before fleeing the scene. Officers immediately attended the area, but […]

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Help us locate missing person, Nicole Kannt

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating 32 year old New Westminster resident Nicole Kannt. Ms. Kannt was last seen on November 23rd, 2019 at approximately 6:30am in New Westminster, but is believed to be on the Downtown Eastside in Vancouver. Ms. Kannt is described as a […]

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