Impaired driver causes collision, no injuries

There were minor injuries to an 11-year-old passenger after a collision near 48 Avenue and 63 Street Nov. 22 at 5 p.m.

There were minor injuries to an 11-year-old passenger after a collision near 48 Avenue and 63 Street Nov. 22 at 5 p.m., which found a 43-year-old woman charged with impaired driving after she tested with blood alcohol levels of .168 and .161 — more than double the legal limit.

Speeder nabbed with no insurance

Police stopped a 22-year-old man driving at 154 km/h Nov. 19 at 8 p.m., southbound on Highway 2 near Highway 53. The car belonged to him but the licence plate was found to be stolen from Calgary.

He had no registration and no insurance and was charged for both as well as possession of stolen property.

Impaired driver arrested

A licence plate check Nov. 21 at midnight on 50 Street has resulted in the arrest of a 53-year-old woman who tested with blood alcohol levels of .19 and .18. The plate check found the owner of the vehicle, who was in the back seat at the time, had warrants for their arrest as well.

Passing police

A 47-year-old woman received a speeding ticket Nov. 17 at 10:45 a.m. after a RCMP car pulled over to let her pass on Highway 53 east of Ponoka. It is reported she drove by in a Jeep Wrangler at a high rate of speed.

Speeding in town

A 54-year-old man from Ponoka has been charged with impaired driving after travelling at 96 km/h in a 60 km/h zone on Highway 53 Nov. 25 at 3:10 p.m. The driver pulled into the Extra Foods parking lot and then drove onto Highway 2A northbound. Police report the man was driving in an erratic manner before they caught up to the vehicle shortly after. The man had blood alcohol levels of .11 and .10 and he was charged with impaired driving. The licence plate did not match the vehicle description either.

If you have information on any crime call Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.