• RCMP noticing increase in highway accidents in the month of November

    Merritt RCMP are seeing an increase in the number of car accidents on area highways this November compared to last year. “The highways are continuing to keeps us all busy on the weekends,” said RCMP Const. Tracy...

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  • UPDATED: Merritt RCMP officer charged with assault

      Sgt. Norm Flemming with the Merritt RCMP has been charged with assault, announced a press release from the BC Prosecution Service on Friday. The charge stems from an incident at the Merritt RCMP detachment on May...

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  • Joy ride lands man in jail

    Police arrested a drunk man who allegedly stole a vehicle left running at the 7-Eleven off Nicola Avenue at about 5 a.m. on Friday (Nov. 3). “The owner came out and the vehicle was gone,” said RCMP...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Police issue warning as break-ins continue

    This story has since been updated from an earlier version which included incorrect information. The Herald apologizes for the error.   With numerous break-ins having occurred in Merritt this month, RCMP say it’s important not to confront any...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Police searching for owners of suspected stolen tools

    Police are looking for the owner — or owners — of a couple power tools seized during a recent traffic stop. “They were seized from a vehicle that we stopped. It a person that’s known to...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • Rash of break-ins along Fox Farm Road add to ongoing trend

    Break-ins continue to plague the Merritt area as another rash of incidents were reported to police on Monday (Oct. 23). RCMP were called to a break-in at a residential property on Panorama Drive at about 3 a.m.,...

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  • RCMP searching for missing man from Spences Bridge

    The Lytton RCMP is looking for a 48-year old Spences Bridge man whose vehicle was found burned out on a forest service road. Luke Neville was reported missing last Tuesday (Oct.10), and last seen in Spences Bridge...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Break-ins on the rise in Merritt

    Police are noticing a spike in the number of break-ins to homes, vehicles and motorhomes in Merritt as of late. Early this morning, police were alerted to a number of vehicle break-ins at the Vibe apartment building...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Police warning residents to be wary of gifting scam

    The local RCMP detachment is warning residents of a gifting pyramid scam that has yet to hit Merritt, but has been seen in the Lower Mainland. This summer the BC RCMP released a warning about the scheme,...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • 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...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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