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 Izaiah Reyes | Nov 24, 2022
On November 23, 2022 the Merritt RCMP arrested three individuals in an operation that closed Coquihalla BC Highway #5 for several hours.
by Marius Auer | Nov 21, 2022
In the latest development of a police action filled week, Merritt RCMP officers and emergency response teams have closed down the 2100 block of Quilchena Avenue.
by Marius Auer | Nov 21, 2022
A heavy police presence could be seen in the 2600 block of Granite Avenue last night, as Merritt RCMP and provincial counterparts carried out a search warrant in relation to Friday’s kidnapping case.
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.
Merritt RCMP seeking public’s assistance in identification of shooting suspects, says shootings are linked
by Marius Auer | Nov 18, 2022
Merritt RCMP are on scene this morning (November 18) at the corner of Garcia Street and Priest Avenue, following reports of a targeted shooting incident.
by Marius Auer | Nov 15, 2022
A number of shootings took place in the Nicola Valley in the early morning of November 15, 2022, with Merritt RCMP responding to calls in the Merritt, Coldwater IR, and Mamette Lake Road areas.
by Izaiah Reyes | Nov 1, 2022
Preliminary reporting from the BC Coroners Service shows in 2021, 93% of all accidental deaths among people experiencing homelessness were identified as being caused by the illicit drug supply.
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by Marius Auer | Oct 27, 2022
The Merritt RCMP have confirmed that no charges will be laid after two suspects were identified and detained following an alleged child luring incident at 7/11 on Nicola Avenue.
by Marius Auer | Oct 26, 2022
The Merritt RCMP has located the white panel van and identified two occupants, after it was alleged the driver and passenger attempted to lure children into the vehicle.
by Izaiah Reyes | Oct 20, 2022
The Herald spoke with Michael Hall of Mike-Rochips Computers to discuss the rise of Internet scams in Merritt, what could be potential consequences and what to do when faced with malware ads and other sorts of Internet scams.
by Marius Auer | Oct 8, 2022
The National Day of Action for Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) took place on Tuesday, October 4, and saw students of Merritt Secondary School host an awareness walk through downtown Merritt.
by Marius Auer | Oct 4, 2022
A candidate seeking a spot on Merritt City Council is hoping that voters will look past his status as a registered sex offender, maintaing his innocence of the crime and asking Merrittonians for their support.
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 Izaiah Reyes | Jul 30, 2022
The Province is keeping a close eye on campers ready to penalize any violations of campfire regulations.
by Marius Auer | Jul 8, 2022
A major opioid manufacturer and pharmaceutical company has agreed to a landmark settlement in Canada. $150 million was paid out by Purdue Canada thanks to a B.C. led initiative to recover healthcare costs related to the ongoing opioid crisis and marketing of opioid-based pain medications.