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The Merritt RCMP have confirmed that the BC Prosecution Service has approved charges against Ronald Karlson, 33, and Candace Karlson, 35.

The charges are related to a recent home invasion and vehicular theft that led to Ronald attempting to flee towards Kamloops.

Charges against both accused;

- Unlawful confinement

- Break & Enter and steal firearms

- Commit robbery and steal firearms

- Theft of motor vehicle

Charges solely against Ronald;

- Assault with a weapon

- Flight from police

- Theft of Motor Vehicle

- Break & Enter and commit theft

- Breach of release order x 3

- Possess Break-In Instruments

- Drive while prohibited

- Dangerous Operation of motor vehicle

Charges solely against Candace;

- Possession of stolen property

Both remain in custody ahead of court dates in April for Ronald, and June for Candace.


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