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Merritt RCMP Cpl. Brock Hedrick has provided Q101 with an update on last weekend’s successful arrest of two suspects on Swakum Mountain. The arrest was made by a police dog unit who tracked the suspects for six kilometres. 

“Ronald Gerald Karlson, 33, of Merritt has been charged with possession of stolen property, namely a Dodge truck and possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose. Karlson remains in custody, his next court appearance is scheduled for January 6th,2020,” stated Hedrick.

It was also confirmed that the female suspect has been released from custody as the BC Prosecution Service has elected not to approve charges. 

 

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