• Stolen vehicles recovered near Coquihalla Highway

    Local police recovered a couple of stolen vehicles this week that were mysteriously parked south of Merritt off the Coquihalla Highway, including one that was reported stolen from Merritt. “One was reported stolen out of Langley and...

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  • Fire season winding down, but danger remains

    By: Tim Petruk (Kamloops This Week) The lengthiest provincewide state of emergency in B.C.’s history ended on Friday, and the final regional evacuation orders were rescinded on the weekend, but officials caution British Columbians are not quite...

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  • License plate swap leads to police warning

    A Merritt man in the process of renewing his car insurance realized his license plates had been stolen after noticing the ones attached to his car weren’t his own. “The plates that were put on his vehicle...

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  • Replica firearm uncovered at MSS not believed to be tied to threat made earlier this week

    School District 58 is reporting an incident that occurred at Merritt Secondary School (MSS) today (Sept. 13) just days after a threat was made against the high school on social media. Today’s incident, however, appears to be...

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  • Precautionary measures at MSS to remain in place on day-to-day basis

    UPDATE: Although initially in place on a day-to-day basis, the school district decided Wednesday to keep the precautionary measures in place for the remainder of the week. Precautionary measures brought in at Merritt Secondary School (MSS) on...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Threat made against Merritt Secondary School

    A male is in police custody after threats were made against Merritt Secondary School (MSS) over social media on the weekend. “We were able to investigate those threats immediately and took a male into custody within hours...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Police reminding motorists to slow down for students

    Motorists can expect to see police monitoring school zones this week as students head back to class. “We will be having some speed watch patrols out from the community policing and members that are on ...

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  • Duo face charges for ransacking mine site

    Two people from Kelowna are facing multiple charges after being caught red-handed at a mine on Loon Lake Road Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 22). RCMP Sgt. Norm Flemming said workers from the Elk Gold Exploration, located about 45...

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  • Merritt police resolve potentially dangerous situation

    Merritt RCMP were required to intervene in a potentially dangerous situation that ultimately resulted in a mere ticket on Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 22). Local police received word from the Clearwater RCMP that a potentially armed man, who...

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  • Man charged with assault

    A 19-year-old Merritt man is facing charges of assault for allegedly backhanding his roommate’s 20-year-old girlfriend. The incident occurred at a residence in Lower Nicola on Tuesday (Aug. 8) and the man was taken into police custody...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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