• Surrey man facing charges for assaulting Merritt police

    A 19-year-old man from Surrey is facing charges of assault and uttering threats towards police officers after getting his rental car stuck in the woods near Merritt yesterday (June 22). Anhad Virk contacted police at about 5 a.m. when his...

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  • Police encouraging citizens to report alcohol-related offences

    The Merritt RCMP is encouraging the public to keep calling in alcohol-related offences, after the detatchment received a large number of complaints involving alcohol over the weekend. There were 14 complaints for offences such as drunk in...

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  • Trailer taken from Chapman Street home

    The Merritt RCMP is asking the public for assistance after a trailer was reported stolen out of a driveway on Chapman Street on Friday (June 16). The trailer is a 2010 utility trailer with the B.C. license...

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  • First Nations police officer living his dream

    Chester Williams still recalls his childhood memory of seeing black police cars drive by his home in Kitwanga, B.C., complete with white doors and red cherry siren lights on the hoods. “As soon as they came on...

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  • Police arrest two people caught red-handed with stolen property

    Merritt police have charged two people with possession of stolen property for separate incidents in which they were caught with items that didn’t belong to them. Yesterday (June 12) a 23-year-old woman was arrested after having been...

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  • Police issue warning after responding to four drug overdoses in two weeks

    Merritt RCMP have responded to a high number of drug overdoses in the past couple weeks, prompting police to issue a warning to the community. Earlier this week, police responded to an apparent drug overdose involving three...

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  • Police still searching for owners of stolen property

    Just a single generator has been returned from a trove of stolen property police recovered in Merritt last week as the RCMP continues to try and connect the items with their rightful owners. RCMP Const. Tracy Dunsmore...

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  • Dog apprehended after killing cat in Diamond Vale

    Police are not issuing charges after a pit bull attacked and killed a cat in the Diamond Vale area this morning (June 9). RCMP Const. Tracy Dunsmore said police responded to the scene to assist the bylaw...

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  • Police warn public not to respond to email scams

    Don’t expect to receive a speeding ticket via email. That’s the message from RCMP regarding a negligent driving scam that appears to be making the rounds in Merritt. “If we’re giving you a ticket, it has to...

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  • Loader stolen from Sagebrush golf course

    Police are searching for a Bobcat loader stolen from the Sagebrush golf course sometime overnight. The white and orange 2007 Bobcat S300 skid-steer loader was last seen at about 4:00 p.m. Wednesday afternoon (May 31) by employees...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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