The Merritt RCMP detachment released their weekly media report for this week, involving a pair of men in different incidents.

Merritt man charged with possession of stolen credit card

A Jamie David Koivisto was charged on June 25 with Possession of Credit Card Obtained by Crime and Theft Under $5000, stemming from two different incidents that were alleged to have occurred on April 26, and May 12 in Merritt. The man is set to appear in court in Merritt on July 20.

Man pleads guilty to theft

A Blaine Allan Morin pleaded guilty on June 29 to one count of Theft Under $5000, after a theft that occurred in December of last year in Merritt. The man also pleaded guilty to breaching his probation order.

He was sentenced to 14 days in jail and one year of probation.