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Police Roadblock Nets Cash Seizure

The New Westminster police have stepped up their Counter Attack roadblocks throughout the month of July. As is usually the case, police roadblocks go beyond the regular checks for impaired drivers. Case in point, on July 3rd at 2315 hours several officers were conducting roadblocks in the 100 block of East Columbia street when an […]

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Sexual Assault (1100 Block Of Quayside Drive)

On Saturday July 4th at approximately 0100 hrs, a female opened the front lobby door to her apartment building, located in the 1100 block of Quayside drive, when the suspect suddenly appeared from behind and brushed by her stating ‘excuse me’ as he entered the building. The suspect walked along with the victim to access […]

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Sexual Assault (600 Block Of 6th Street)

On June 30, 2009 at 05:20 hours, a 28 year old pregnant female was walking to her place of employment in the 600 block of 6th Street, New Westminster when a Caucasian male ran up to her from behind and knocked to her to the ground. The suspect male then touched the victim in a […]

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Pedestrian Motor Vehicle Incident

At 1444 hours, July 1st, 2009 the New Westminster Police were dispatched to Queens Park on report of a motor vehicle striking two pedestrians. At scene, police, fire and, emergency health services personnel provided medical assistance to the two injured pedestrians. Initial reports indicate that a motor vehicle was attempting to park in a parking […]

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Financial Institution Robbery Attempt

At approximately 0900 hrs the New Westminster police responded to numerous 9-1-1 calls regarding a robbery attempt at a bank located in the 800 block of McBride blvd. Witnesses advise of a suspect brandishing a crowbar to smash the front window of the bank to gain entry. The bank was not as yet open for […]

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Armed Takeover Style Bank Robbery

The New Westminster Police is currently investigating a violent “takeover” style bank robbery which occurred on Monday June 15th, 2009. Two masked males entered a local bank, one armed with a handgun and one with a knife. One of the males jumped the counter and robbed several tellers. The males made off with a quantity […]

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Search Warrant Locates Marihuana Grow Op And Firearm

On June 15th, 2009 members of the New Westminster Police Street Crime Unit, assisted by members of the Municipal Integrated Emergency Response Team executed a Search Warrant at a residence in the 300 block of Johnson Street. The search located the following items: A Marihuana Grow Operation with over 500 plants. An electrical by-pass One […]

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Male Missing From Mental Health Facility

At 0845 hrs this date the missing male, Darcy Raymond VISCOUNT, was located. New Westminster police were contacted by a witness calling from Burnaby near Metro Town mall. The witness advised that the male he was observing matched the description of VISCOUNT. Burnaby RCMP were immediately dispatched to the scene. VISCOUNT was located and transported […]

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Report Of Male With A Rifle Generates ERT Response

On June 3rd, 2009 at approximately 1450 hours, members of the NWPS responded to a report of a male pointing a rifle out of a 5th floor apartment building in the 600 block of Victoria Street, New Westminster, BC. As a result of this information the Municipal Integrated Emergency Response Team was contacted to respond. […]

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Consecration Of New Westminster Police Service Ceremonial Flag

On May 23, 2009 at 3:00pm, the Lt. Governor of British Columbia, the Mayor of New Westminster, the members of the New Westminster Police Service, the New Westminster Police Service Pipe Band as well as other dignitaries will gather in Queens Park, New Westminster B.C. to honour the newly developed New Westminster Police Service ceremonial […]

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