• Fatality at Double D Inn not linked to police search, IIO finds

    The Independent Investigations Office of BC (IIO) has confirmed Merritt police were not responsible for the death of an elderly woman during a drug bust at a local motel on Aug. 25. On the night in question...

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  • RCMP closing in on pair wanted for stealing inflatable hot tub

    Merritt police are trying to track down two people who made off with an inflatable hot tub from Walmart on Monday (Sept. 11) at about 8 p.m. “We had a report from Walmart of shoplifting,” said RCMP...

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  • Precautionary measures at MSS to remain in place on day-to-day basis

    UPDATE: Although initially in place on a day-to-day basis, the school district decided Wednesday to keep the precautionary measures in place for the remainder of the week. Precautionary measures brought in at Merritt Secondary School (MSS) on...

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  • Man facing charges for attacking neighbour’s dog with sword

      A local man was arrested and now faces charges after threatening his neighbour’s barking dog with a sword. The incident took place at about 8:00 p.m. on Saturday (Aug. 26) between two residents who live in...

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  • Drunken man arrested for urinating on bus

    A man who was riding on a Greyhound bus has been released from police custody on a promise to appear in court after allegedly urinating in a fellow passenger’s travel cup Friday (Aug. 25). The bus was...

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  • Duo face charges for ransacking mine site

    Two people from Kelowna are facing multiple charges after being caught red-handed at a mine on Loon Lake Road Tuesday afternoon (Aug. 22). RCMP Sgt. Norm Flemming said workers from the Elk Gold Exploration, located about 45...

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  • ‘Blessing’ no one hurt in semi hit and run on Coquihalla, woman says

    By: Kamloops This Week An Alberta woman is hoping a witness can help her track down the driver of a semi truck involved in an alleged hit-and-run collision on the Coquihalla last weekend. Jackie Carmichael told KTW...

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  • Police seize large amount of drugs from traffic stop

    Merritt RCMP arrested a young male and seized more than 70 grams of cocaine, meth and heroin, along with a quantity of cash, last Sunday. The local man was arrested for possession with the purpose of trafficking...

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  • Charges approved against break-in suspect

    The Merritt RCMP is reporting that a charge of break and enter has been approved by the Crown against a 44-year-old male who was arrested back on July 5. Christopher Pumphrey faces one charges of break and...

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  • RCMP confirm first carfentanil related death in Merritt

    Police are confirming the first local case of a fatal overdose caused by the potent opioid carfentanil. The drug, which is said to be 100 times more toxic than fentanyl, was responsible for the overdose death of...

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