• Parties lead to police warning

    After receiving an unusually high amount of complaints regarding raucous house parties all over town last weekend, Merritt police are advising the public to be respectful of your neighbours. RCMP received complaints regarding nine separate house parties...

    • Posted 3 weeks ago
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  • Brawl between neighbours leads to arrest

    A 56-year-old male was arrested after stabbing his neighbour in the neck with a pipe when an alcohol-fuelled argument at a residence off Spring Street escalated into a physical fight. Police responded to a complaint of a fight between...

    • Posted 4 weeks ago
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  • RCMP recommending attempted murder charges following gunshots in Diamond Vale

    Merritt RCMP are recommending charges of attempted murder against two males accused of shooting at a group of people outside a home in the 2500 block of Coldwater Avenue on Saturday night (April 22). Police have charged both...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Police investigating pair of suspicious fires

    A pair of suspicious fires in Merritt last week have RCMP investigating. On Tuesday evening (April 18) the Merritt Fire Rescue Department (MFRD) extinguished a fire that sparked in an abandoned camper on Midday Valley Road just south...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Police respond to shots fired in Diamond Vale

      Two men are in custody after police responded to multiple reports of gunshots in the Diamond Vale area last night (April 22). A Merritt RCMP officer arrived at the 2500 block of Coldwater Avenue at about 8:45...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Trailers marked with vulgar graffiti

    Police are trying to find the culprit(s) responsible for spray painting racist and sexually suggestive graffiti on three trailers in the Diamond Vale Trailer Park. RCMP Const. Tracy Dunsmore said police received a call from the trailer...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Truck, tools stolen from Nicola Ranch

    Police are searching for suspects after receiving word yesterday (April 17) that a white, 2011 Ford Ranger pickup truck and some tools were stolen from the Nicola Ranch sometime over the weekend. “There was a generator, two...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Dangerous driving leads to an arrest

      A 25-year-old Merritt man who drove through a fence near Clapperton Manor in Diamond Vale was arrested under the Mental Health Act and now faces charges. Police received multiple reports at about 4:30 p.m. Sunday (April 16)...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • RCMP recover deceased woman from Thompson River near Ashcroft

    A middle-aged woman has died after her vehicle crashed in the Thompson River. Ashcroft RCMP were notified of a truck that was submerged in the river off Drinkwater Road at about 1:20 p.m. on Saturday (April 15)....

    • Posted 1 month ago
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  • Loaded gun found during police bar walk

    The youthful appearance of two brothers sitting at a table in a local bar drew the attention of police, which led to the discovery of a loaded handgun. At about 1 a.m. last Saturday (April 8) Merritt...

    • Posted 1 month ago
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