Restorative Justice Week 2023 runs Nov. 19-25, bringing awareness to an approach to crime that promotes healing and progressive accountability.
by Jake Courtepatte | Oct 11, 2023
A man was arrested following a successful search warrant in Merritt.
by Merritt Herald | May 31, 2023
The Nicola Valley Community Justice Service Society (NVCJSS) has moved to a new address at 1999 Garcia Street to increase their visibility and continue to offer their long-standing services.
by Marius Auer | May 16, 2023
A former Merritt CIBC employee has been fined $300,000 for stealing more than $150,000 from an elderly client, and from the bank itself.
by Marius Auer | Mar 9, 2023
After being acquitted on charges of uttering threats stemming from an incident in which he allegedly threatened the life of a local business owner, a former Merritt city councillor said he looks to move forward from what he said was a racist and political attack.
by Marius Auer | Mar 8, 2023
Mike Bhangu, a former Merritt City Councillor, was acquitted on his charge in a Kamloops courtroom today.
by Marius Auer | Feb 15, 2023
The Merritt RCMP recently assisted in a series of investigations into crimes that occurred in Merritt and a number of other southern B.C. municipalities, which has led to 33 charges being filed against two individuals.
by Izaiah Reyes | Dec 16, 2022
The First Nations Drinking Water Settlement announces that its open claims period has now been extended to March 7, 2023.
by Marius Auer | Dec 14, 2022
The City of Merritt has released a report outlining an internal review of its election processes following public input and concern regarding the 2022 general election, including a legal proceeding by mayoral candidate Tony Luck.
by Marius Auer | Dec 9, 2022
The Merritt RCMP and Community Policing Office (CPO) are often seen working hand in hand, and the community engagement sessions held over the past two weeks were no exception.
by Marius Auer | Nov 25, 2022
The court trial of former Merritt City Councillor and 2022 mayoral candidate, Mike Bhangu, began today at the Merritt Law Courts. Bhangu was charged with uttering threats to cause death or bodily harm following an alleged incident at his private residence on June 29, 2021.
by Marius Auer | Nov 19, 2022
The Merritt RCMP have arrested and charged three suspects involved in a kidnapping, in another twist of events during a week filled with police action.
by KTWDigital | Sep 1, 2022
A Merritt man who spent 26 years in prison for a murder conviction that was reviewed by federal Justice Department will be allowed to move to the Kamloops area, a B.C. Supreme court judge has ruled.
by Marius Auer | Jun 29, 2022
The Merritt RCMP has released its weekly update, this time looking to highlight a lack of regard for the system by offenders, as well as a lack of action by the courts on multiple failure to appear and impaired driving incidents.
by Morgan Hampton | Apr 7, 2022
On March 21, 2021, Merritt front line officers were called to a home in the 2800 block of Cranna Crescent where it was alleged that the suspect had broken into the home and assaulted a victim over a personal dispute.