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.

Community Events, July 2014

Add an Event