On Jan. 24 Merritt RCMP received a report that a section of copper wire was taken from telus lines near the Highway 8 and Mammette Lake road junction.
Merritt RCMP Const. Tracy Dunsmore said this is an ongoing problem across the country and asked anyone with information to call Crime Stoppers or the RCMP.
Between Jan. 17 and 23, local RCMP responded to 103 calls.
? 8 breach and other
criminal code
charges
? 12 mischief and
theft under $5000
? 4 collision MVA
? 1 Break and enter
? 4 other traffic
? 13 intoxicated in
public
? 2 Controlled drugs
and substances Act
? 4 assaults/utter
threats
? 3 impaired driving
? 1 dangerous driving
? 1 assist fire services.