Police release surveillance images captured of suspect in conflict with police in Merritt

Kelowna, West Kelowna, Merritt, Armstrong, Kamloops City, BC – RCMP across multiple jurisdiction in the BC Southern Interior are sharing information with one another as investigators continue their efforts to both locate a suspect vehicle and advance their investigations into multiple crimes.

In an effort to identify one of their suspects, police are now releasing images captured by a video surveillance camera in the Merritt area, of a person-of-interest.

The suspect entering the business, seen wearing jeans, a two-tone grey and black jacket, a black baseball cap.
The suspect entering the business, seen wearing jeans, a two-tone grey and black jacket, a black baseball cap.
The suspect standing at the counter of a business, seen wearing a two-tone grey and black jacket, a black baseball cap, and his chipped right upper tooth is visible;
The suspect standing at the counter of a business, seen wearing a two-tone grey and black jacket, a black baseball cap, and his chipped right upper tooth is visible;
The suspect seen exiting the store, seen wearing jeans, a two-tone grey and black jacket, a black baseball cap with a white diamond shaped logo and a sticker still attached to the outer brim.
The suspect seen exiting the store, seen wearing jeans, a two-tone grey and black jacket, a black baseball cap with a white diamond shaped logo and a sticker still attached to the outer brim.

The suspect is described as a Caucasian male, in his mid-20’s to mid-30’s, who stands approximately 5 ft 6 in tall, has a medium build, with brown hair, some facial hair and a chipped right upper tooth. The suspect was seen wearing jeans, a two-tone grey and black jacket, a black baseball cap with a white diamond shaped logo and a sticker still attached to the outer brim.

Investigators in West Kelowna have also secured a surveillance image of the suspect Dodge Ram D150 pickup truck police are continuing to search for.

The suspect vehicle, a red Dodge Ram D-150 extended cab pickup truck, with its headlights on in a West Kelowna parking lot.
The suspect vehicle, a red Dodge Ram D-150 extended cab pickup truck, with its headlights on in a West Kelowna parking lot.

“The BC RCMP wish to thank the public for their tips, as possible sightings have been reported to police and are being followed up on by the police of jurisdiction,” states Cpl. Jesse O’Donaghey.

“I’d like to remind the general public not to approach the suspect vehicle or any of its occupants if spotted in your community,” adds Cpl. O’Donaghey. “We continue to recommend the public immediately call their local police or 911 if necessary.”

If you can identify the suspect shown in the attached images captured by video surveillance, or you have any information about any of these crimes, please contact your local police or remain completely anonymous by calling Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.

File # File West Kelowna RCMP File 2019-69842 / Merritt RCMP File 2019-5875 / Kamloops RCMP File 2019-38742 / Armstrong RCMP File 2019-15316

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Police continue to search for suspects tied to crimes carried out across the BC RCMP Southeast District

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