Merritt RCMP caught a prohibited driver from Salmon Arm on March 1, 2021. (File photo)

Merritt RCMP caught a prohibited driver from Salmon Arm on March 1, 2021. (File photo)

Salmon Arm man gets 14 days in jail for driving while prohibited in Merritt

The man was caught at a RCMP check stop

A prohibited driver from Salmon Arm was caught in Merritt.

On March 1, RCMP conducted a check stop at the intersection of Nicola Avenue and Juniper Drive, said Staff Sgt. Major Stephan Drouin, detachment commander of the Merritt RCMP.

He said officers stopped a Salmon Arm man operating a vehicle contrary to a driving prohibition.

On Sept. 14 the man was convicted under the BC Motor Vehicle Act for driving while prohibited, said Drouin. The man received a $500 fine, $75 victim surcharge and a 14-day jail sentence.

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