• UPDATE: RCMP make arrest in connection to highway shooting

      UPDATE (March 27): A press release from the RCMP on March 25 confirmed that officers located the suspect vehicle in Chilliwack and arrested one individual in connection to the shootings. Mounties are searching for a blue...

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  • Police investigating threatening texts

    Merritt RCMP are investigating threatening text messages as an uttering threats case. “They don’t always go somewhere, but technology today people say things before they think, so they might text something, but it’s the same as...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • 19-year-old man remains in a coma after apparent attack

    Police are searching for suspects after a man was attacked on an Upper Nicola reserve Friday night (Feb. 17). RCMP Const. Tracy Dunsmore said a 19-year-old man was found badly beaten and unconscious, lying on the floor...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Police searching for cause of fatal injury

    Police continue to investigate the circumstances surrounding a suspicious death that occurred at the Coldwater reserve on New Year’s Day. A 47-year-old man from Merritt was found deceased at his residence by family members at about 8:30 a.m....

    • Posted 2 months ago
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  • Man wanted for assaulting wife with machete

    UPDATE: Police have confirmed that Lance Allen Abel has turned himself in to the RCMP in West Kelowna.   RCMP are searching for a man accused of assaulting his wife with a machete. Merritt RCMP Sgt. Norm Flemming...

    • Posted 3 months ago
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  • Cause of death to be determined after man found dead in trailer

    A cause of death has yet to be determined after a man was found deceased in a residence at the Eldorado trailer park at about 9 a.m. Sunday morning (Dec. 11). It’s not clear at this time...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Nothing stolen in break-in at BC Hydro substation

    Police are investigating a weekend break-in at the the BC Hydro substation on Voght Street. The compound was broken into sometime between last Friday night and Saturday afternoon, RCMP Const. Tracy Dunsmore told the Herald. Dunsmore said...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • RCMP warning public of possible scam

    Merritt police are warning residents after hearing from a local woman last week who was duped out of about $1,000 when trying to sell a vehicle on the website Kijiji. The woman was sent $2,000 instead of...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Tires stolen from Kal-Tire

    Between 16 and 24 tires worth up to $11,000 were stolen from the Merritt Kal Tire last night (Dec. 5) during a break-in that occurred within a short period of time. The theft is believed to have occurred...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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  • Police cruiser struck while attending accident

    A police cruiser is out of commission after it was struck by a pickup truck this past Friday (Dec. 2). The incident occurred at about 6:30 p.m. while Merritt RCMP and Central Interior Traffic Services were responding...

    • Posted 4 months ago
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