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NWPD and IHIT Investigate New Westminster’s Fifth Homicide

Crime scene update: Clarkson is closed to both vehicles and pedestrians from 6th St to Begbie. Additionally, Lorne Mews is closed to pedestrians. Columbia St sidewalk on the north side from Begbie to Lorne Mews is closed to pedestrians. Thank you for your patience. New Westminster – On November 19th, 2021 at approximately 6:32 am, […]

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*Located* Help us find missing person Oscar Belanger

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing person Oscar Belanger. Oscar Belanger is described as a Caucasian male, standing 5’9″ tall, weighing approximately 170lbs, with black hair, and brown eyes. Oscar Belanger is known to use public transit or his skateboard and frequents Surrey, New […]

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*Located* Help us find missing youth Kai-Lee Robins

New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking public assistance in the search for missing youth Kai-Lee Robins. Kai-Lee was last seen on November 4th, in the 300 block of Nootka Street in New Westminster. Kai-Lee is described as a Caucasian, standing 5’1” tall, with a slim build. Kai-Lee was last seen wearing […]

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NWPD and IHIT Investigate Homicide

New Westminster – On October 22nd, 2021 at approximately 9:24pm, the New Westminster Police received multiple calls of two males fighting in the area of Bole Street and Maple Street. Upon arrival, NWPD patrol members located a male suffering from significant injuries. The victim was transported to Royal Columbian Hospital where lifesaving interventions continued; however, […]

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*Located* Help us find missing person Darcy Viscount

Update – Darcy Viscount has been located. New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing resident Darcy Viscount. Mr. Viscount was last seen on October 20th in the Sapperton neighbourhood of New Westminster. Mr. Viscount is described as an Indigenous man, standing 5’11” tall, with short brown […]

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Located – Help us find missing 16 year old Seniqwa Sam

*located* New Westminster – The New Westminster Police Department is seeking the public’s assistance in locating missing 16 year old New Westminster resident Seniqwa Sam. Seniqwa was last seen on October 18th in the Brow of the Hill neighbourhood of New Westminster. Seniqwa is described as an Indigenous female, 5’6″ tall, medium build with shoulder […]

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Major Crime Unit investigating shooting in Queensborough

New Westminster – On October 18th at approximately 11:45 pm the New Westminster Police Department received multiple calls about shots fired in the area of Hendry Place in Queensborough. Members responded to the scene and confirmed that shots had been fired at a residence. The occupants of the home were sleeping at the time of […]

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Suspect arrested after allegedly threatening man with knife and breaking into storage locker

New Westminster – On October 1st at approximately 8:00pm the New Westminster Police Department was contacted after someone had seen damage to a storage room door noticed a suspicious person inside the storage room. As police arrived on scene they observed a man matching the suspect description running out of the front entrance to the […]

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Police arrest man after neighbour alleges he was chased and threatened with spear

New Westminster – On October 1st at approximately 10:00pm the New Westminster Police Department was contacted by a man who claimed his neighbour threatened to kill him and chased him with a spear. Allegedly, a verbal altercation over noise in the building preceded the incident. When police arrived on scene the suspect was located inside […]

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New Westminster man convicted in court of child luring and child pornography

New Westminster – In 2019 the New Westminster Major Crime Unit began an investigation into child luring. During the course of this investigation, it was learned that a New Westminster resident had targeted children online for sexual exploitation. The New Westminster Police Department Major Crime Unit made an arrest in July 2020. Since his arrest […]

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