Firearm stolen from rural residence

The Ponoka RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter that occurred at a rural residence.

  • Aug. 10, 2016 4:00 p.m.


The Ponoka RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter that occurred at a rural residence on Township 424. The break in occurred sometime during the day on August 04, 2016. Unknown suspects broke into the residence and stole numerous items including a firearm. File is currently under investigation.

Vandalism to garage

Ponoka RCMP received a call for service in regards to vandalism to a garage on 63rd Avenue and 50A Street. A window to the garage was broken out. File is currently under investigation.

Driver throws cup at windshield

A dangerous driver on Highway 2 was reported to the Ponoka RCMP on August 05, 2016. The suspect driver in a black extended cab truck was tailgating the complainant displaying a rude gesture. The complainant moved over to the driving lane whereupon the suspect pulled up beside her and threw a plastic cup at the windshield. File is currently under investigation.

Alarms at nearby homes

On August 08, 2016 around midnight, Police were alerted to a residential alarm to a shop located on Highway 604 and Range Road 263. The complainant noticed that the main door to the shop was open and a screen had been removed from a window. Upon further investigation a blue Pontiac Grand Prix was noticed in the ditch by the property. The vehicle had a stolen plate attached to it. The plate had been stolen from St. Albert. The vehicle was subsequently towed. File is currently under investigation.

On August 08 at approximately 3:00 A.M. the Ponoka RCMP were again alerted to an alarm to a shop located along C&E Trail. When RCMP members attended it was noticed that a screen was removed from a window and that the window was pushed open. File is currently under investigation.

If you have information, please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.


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