Man hulring rocks and insults


2024-01-05 16:04 PST

File # 2024-53

The Merritt RCMP are looking for information in relation to a man who was hurling rocks and insults at a local business and it's patrons. 

On the morning of January 4th,2024 the Merritt RCMP received reports of a young man hurling rocks at a business located on the 2300 block of Nicola Avenue. The suspect was also hurling insults at anyone who came into contact with the him.

MR5102 parked outside Merritt detachment

Merritt Front Line Officers responded and spoke with witnesses, which allowed them to quickly identify the man, who was well known to police. The man was located a short time later and tried to resist arrest by climbing in the window of his residence once he saw police approaching. He was arrested after a brief struggle with officers.

The man was held in custody until he was sober. He was released on an undertaking with an upcoming court date, along with a number of release conditions. 

The Merritt RCMP will be recommending a number of charges to the B.C Prosecution Service in relation to the males actions. 

The business in question was damaged from the incident, however was able to remain open.  If you or your vehicle were affected during this event please call the Merritt RCMP detachment at 250-378-4262.


Released by:

Sgt. Brock Hedrick
Operations Support NCO
Merritt RCMP
2999 Voght Street, Merritt BC V1K 1G9
Office: 250-315-4616
Fax: 250-315-4611


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