News

Property crime on the rise

There’s been a significant increase in property crime in the city according to New Westminster police.

The department issued an alert to residents and merchants saying, “Thieves are working hard to steal your newly acquired holiday treasures.”

Police said break and enters and auto crime are on the rise. They advised residents and merchants to be more cautious and aware. “Lock it, alarm it, hide it, secure it, and report it!” said a release from the crime prevention unit sent to the public. For more information go to www.nwpolice.org or call 604-529-2446.

We encourage an open exchange of ideas on this story's topic, but we ask you to follow our guidelines for respecting community standards. Personal attacks, inappropriate language, and off-topic comments may be removed, and comment privileges revoked, per our Terms of Use. Please see our FAQ if you have questions or concerns about using Facebook to comment.

You might like ...

Missing New West woman surfaces in Quebec
 
Police seek machete-wielding attacker
 
Cook acclaimed as vice chair
Boy, 3, hit and abandoned at Surrey bus stop
 
Surrey murder victim identifed as Jaylen Sandhu, 17
 
Province okays transit tax referendum question, with some tweaks
Large tree taken down in 7 hours
 
Trinity Western University in Langley sues law society over law school
 
Blazing a trail in brand new sport

Community Events, December 2014

Add an Event