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.
by Izaiah Reyes | Nov 19, 2022
To commemorate Remembrance Day, we are asked to not only honour the people who both serve and have served our country, but we are also asked to recognize the toll it takes on a person when they are in the line of duty, whether it be in the military, the police, the fire department, or emergency response.
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.
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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 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 12, 2022
With the perfect diversity of open fields and forested terrain, the BC Search Dog Association have elected to conduct annual training and evaluations in Merritt. The evaluations will validate the status of BC canines for service.
by Marius Auer | Oct 8, 2022
The Merritt RCMP teamed up with local Indigenous communities and leaders to unveil a new welcome sign at the local detachment on Voght Street, in an effort to continue building and maintaining relationships between First Nations communities and the RCMP.
by Marius Auer | Oct 4, 2022
A number of concerned and curious locals attended the second Coffee with a Cop event, sharing their community safety concerns and casually chatting with members of the Merritt RCMP.
by Marius Auer | Sep 1, 2022
The Merritt Community Policing Office (CPO) is seeking the public’s assistance in getting drivers to obey speed limits, and reminding everyone to obey school zones as the first day back to school creeps up. Offering a number of community safety programs, the CPO is focused on keeping commuters of all ages safe.
by Marius Auer | Aug 30, 2022
On the morning of August 30, one man sustained serious injuries and was taken by air ambulance to hospital for treatment, following an incident where an ultralight aircraft crashed near the Merritt Airport.