Break and enter, intoxication files for RCMP

On Oct.31 the Ponoka RCMP received a report of a break and enter to a rural business on Township 444.

  • Nov. 9, 2016 12:00 p.m.


On Oct.31 the Ponoka RCMP received a report of a break and enter to a rural business on Township 444.

The complainant’s shop was broken into and two ATVs were stolen. File is currently under investigation.

Man hanging out of window

On Nov. 1 the Ponoka RCMP were dispatched to a complaint of a person hanging onto a vehicle while the vehicle was in motion. The incident occurred at approximately 9:28 p.m. on 50 Avenue by 49 Street. The caller reported that they were threatening to kill one another.

Upon police investigation it was found that the driver of the truck was approached by a male who was gesturing like he was going to grab a gun from his waistband. The driver of the truck claimed the man was intoxicated and was trying to climb into the truck.

The male suspect was later located at the Leland Hotel and arrested. A 26-year-old man from Maskwacis was charged with resisting and obstructing Police.

Liquor within easy reach

On Nov. 5 the Ponoka RCMP checked a vehicle blocking 50 Avenue with the hazard lights flashing. Liquor was within easy reach of the occupants of the vehicle.

One male passenger provided a false name and had numerous warrants outstanding. A 28-year-old man from Maskwacis was arrested on the warrants as well as the subject was charged with obstructing a police officer.

Man falls asleep at wheel

On Nov. 5 the Ponoka RCMP responded to a single vehicle motor vehicle accident on Highway 2 at 11:41 p.m. The driver, a 30-year-old Calgary man had fallen asleep at the wheel and crashed the vehicle into the ditch.

No injuries were reported in this incident.

Ponoka man enters vehicle

On Nov. 6 the Ponoka RCMP responded to a complaint of mischief on 53 Avenue. The complainant reported that his dogs were barking and that they noticed a man in their driveway by their vehicles.

The complainant turned on the outside lights hoping the suspect would leave, however, he did not leave the scene but instead entered one of the vehicles.

Police were dispatched and upon arrival they located the male suspect, who was subsequently arrested. A 30-year-old man from Ponoka was charged with mischief under $5000.


Just Posted

Wolf Creek Schools raises Treaty 6 flag for first time

Chiefs, school officials took part in a ceremony that is aimed at acknowledging Treaty 6 land

Pair arrested in Ponoka with several weapons, face 98 charges

Two men nabbed after early morning suspicious vehicle reported, stolen weapons found

UPDATE: 18-year-old Rimbey teen dies in collision

A portion of Highway 53 west of Rimbey is down to one lane while crews investigate

Ponoka County approves $70,000 to dredge Parkland Beach

Parkland Beach to see some dredging support from Ponoka County

Ponoka sets bylaw on cannabis retail, pushes for quick public consumption regulation

Town passes first reading on retail outlet bylaw, questions staff on need to separate public usage

U.S. congressman issues dire warning to Canada’s NAFTA team: time is running out

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is expected to resume talks with the U.S.

Tilray Inc sees $10-billion in market cap go up in smoke

Tilray’s share price closed at $123 US on Friday, a decline from its intraday peak of nearly $300 US earlier in the week

Canada to boost support for riskier forms of renewable energy: minister

A $30-million contribution to a $117-million tidal project hopes to harness the immense power of the Bay of Fundy

WATCH: Grey Cup was in Red Deer to support military families

Money raised will go towards the Military Family Resource Centre

Browns beat streak, win first NFL game in 635 days

Baker Mayfield erased any doubts about why the Browns selected him with the No. 1 overall pick

New silver collector coin features Indigenous dancer

New silver collectors coin captures fast-paced energy of an Indigenous powwow

Off Nova Scotia, a bid to ‘unravel the mystery’ of great white sharks

The question: Is Nova Scotia the second mating site for Atlantic white sharks, something scientists say could be key to protecting the endangered species.

Canadian investigator says World Anti-Doping Agency got a bad deal from Russia

A Canadian lawyer says the World Anti-Doping Agency rushed into accepting a bad deal by reinstating the country’s drug-testing program.

Fashion Fridays: Rock some animal print

Kim XO, lets you in on the latest fall fashion trends on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

Most Read