One man is in custody after a stabbing on Halloween near the Nicola Valley Hospital.
by Marius Auer | Aug 15, 2023
A local resident and mother is calling for more action on tagging and graffiti after her child’s school was defaced early last week.
by Marius Auer | Aug 10, 2023
More than one month after she was killed, police are still looking for information in the apparent hit-and-run death of late Merritt City Councillor Claire Newman.
by Marius Auer | Jul 30, 2023
Surrey RCMP this morning provided new information to the public regarding the safe recovery of two B.C. children who were subjects of a recent 11-day-long Amber Alert and country-wide search efforts.
by Marius Auer | Jul 5, 2023
Year to date statistics presented to a city committee by Merritt RCMP detachment commander, Staff Sgt. Josh Roda, show that the city is mostly on pace for an average year in terms of crime, with some notable exceptions.
by Merritt Herald | Jun 20, 2023
It’s easy to get involved in keeping your community safe, and one program that has lowered the threshold even more since its inception in Merritt last year is Coffee with a Cop.
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 | May 5, 2023
A local Missing and Murdered Indigenous Women and Girls (MMIWG) survivor and activist is representing Merritt and the Nicola Valley on the international stage, sharing her story of adversity and triumph while wearing the designs of world famous artists.
by Marius Auer | Mar 21, 2023
Merritt RCMP are confirming that their police action in Collettville this week led to one arrest following a tip of an alleged assault and forcible confinement. The raid took place in a week that brought with it more police action.
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 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 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 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 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.