• Police reporting multiple break-ins to mailboxes

    ‘Tis the season of mail thefts. “It’s happening again. It is Christmas season, so this is the time of year that people are starting to get mail with Christmas presents or ordering presents and package,” said...

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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...

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  • UPDATED: Michael Boyer arrested after three day manhunt

    UPDATE (5:14 p.m.): RCMP have arrested Michael Boyer at a residence in Kamloops. by Kamloops This Week An altercation involving a handgun at the Tournament Inn in Valleyview on Saturday night sent a Kamloops Mountie to hospital...

    • Posted 2 weeks ago
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  • Two males revived after drug overdose

    Two men were revived with naloxone after emergency personnel responded to an apparent pair of drug overdoses at a residence on Clapperton Avenue Wednesday afternoon (Nov.1). “We didn’t get called. I know the members were aware of...

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  • Company caught in Merritt without a business license again

    Salespeople from a furnace company were caught soliciting in Merritt without a business license for the second time this year. Both Merritt RCMP and the City of Merritt’s bylaw office received complaints from residents yesterday regarding pushy...

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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...

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  • RCMP advise school bus drivers to watch for bad driving habits

    Merritt police have advised school bus drivers to take down license plate numbers after multiple motorists failed to stop for buses dropping off students last week. “I know it’s almost November now, but we did have a...

    • 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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  • Traffic blitz yields tickets for distracted driving and seatbelt infractions

    Police caught a number of people breaking the law during a traffic enforcement blitz in Merritt at two different locations on Tuesday (Sept. 26). In total six tickets for distracted driving related to cell phone use and...

    • Posted 2 months ago
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