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New Westminster Police Conduct In-Custody Death Investigation

The New Westminster Police Service was contacted by the Royal Canadian Mounted Police to conduct an investigation regarding an in-custody death that occurred in Penticton British Columbia on Friday, May 29th. Police officers from the New Westminster Police Criminal Investigations Section travelled to Penticton late Friday afternoon to conduct the investigation. It is anticipated that […]

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Train Fatality

The New Westminster Police and the CN Police are investigating a fatal accident that occurred at Begbie St and Quayside Drive this evening. At approximately 1830 hrs, a witness watched the train go through the intersection and once it passed, observed a body on the tracks. The victim is a 56 year old male from […]

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New Westminster High School Students Dry Grad Car Wash

Our local high school students are sponsoring their annual car wash on Saturday May 1st from 900 am to 300 pm at the Esso Service station located at Sixth Street at Eight Avenue. The graduating students will be out in force along with our school liaison police officer washing any and all vehicles with all […]

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Two Arrested For Robbery

On April Sixteenth at 0015 Hours, a Twenty-year old female had exited a train at the Twenty-Second Street Sky Train station when she was approached by a young female near the bus loop. The female suspect engaged the victim in a brief conversation before demanding the victim hand over her purse and cell phone. The […]

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Drive By Shooting

On April 10th, 2010 at approximately 2130 hours, members of the New Westminster Police Service responded to a business in the 800 block of Boyd Street for a report of shots fired. Upon arrival it was quickly determined that unknown suspects had fired a number of rounds into the business where several employees were having […]

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Police Arrest Two In Possession Of Stolen Property

On Sunday April Fourth at 1415 hours, Constable Justine Thom was on routine patrol in the Unit Block of East Columbia Street when a blue Ford Ranger caught her attention for failing to signal during a lane change and she also noted that the vehicle did not have a front license plate. Constable Thom drove […]

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Police Investigate Two Residential Fires

On Friday March twelfth at 23:40 hours, New Westminster Police and Fire personnel attended a residence located in the Nineteen-Hundred Block of Edinburgh Street on report of a house fire. At scene, Emergency personnel discovered a residence that was involved in flames and smoke. Fortunately, the home’s residents were not inside the house and were […]

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Vehicle Owner Learns About Theft Prevention, The Hard Way

On Sunday February 28th at 5:30 A.M., a motorist enters the parking area of a local gas station located in the Eight-Hundred Block of McBride Boulevard and parked his car while he dashed inside for a quick purchase of cigarettes. Unfortunately, the driver left his 2005 white Infinity G35 with the doors unlocked and the […]

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Suicidal Male Rescued By Police

On Tuesday, January Twenty-sixth at 19:30 Hours, New Westminster police patrol officers were dispatched to the pedestrian overpass located in the Four-Hundred Block of Brunette Avenue on report of a male climbing the overpass safety railing at mid-span. Attending police officers locked down Brunette Avenue to traffic while two patrol officers gained access to the […]

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Motor Vehicle Collision, Passenger Ejected From Vehicle

On Tuesday January Twenty-Sixth at 0225 Hours, the New Westminster police attended the One-Hundred Block of Eight Avenue on report of a single vehicle motor vehicle incident. At scene, police discovered that a vehicle, a red Pontiac G6, had lost control striking the sidewalk curb and, after skidding across two residential yards and, crashing through […]

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