Members of the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit were busy on Highway 2 during the Labour Day weekend. Here two groups of cruisers can be seen dealing with motorists.

Members of the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit were busy on Highway 2 during the Labour Day weekend. Here two groups of cruisers can be seen dealing with motorists.

Man charged in aggravated sexual assault

RCMP charge man in aggravated sexual assault case.

By Ponoka News Staff

RCMP announced Quinton Levi Pott was arrested and charged with aggravated sexual assault causing bodily harm, administering noxious substance, disobeying court order and choking to overcome resistance.

He was apprehended on Sept. 3 when police responded to a complaint of an aggravated sexual assault. Potts remains in custody pending his court appearance in Ponoka Provincial Court on Sept. 11.

Searching for dirt bike owner

Police are looking for the owner of a recovered 70cc dirt bike. Please call the Ponoka detachment to identify the bike.

No show for trial

An arrest warrant for Amanda Fox was issued Friday, Sept. 4 at Ponoka provincial court after she did not show for a scheduled trial.

Judge DJ Plosz delayed the trial for 30 minutes after hearing her defense counsel was trying to hear of her whereabouts. Fox faced several charges including unauthorized possession of a firearm, possession of stolen property and careless storage of a firearm.

Plosz allowed the delay after hearing she had posted bail just a few days prior to the trial date.

Youths arrested for break and enter

Two male youths have been arrested in relation to a break and enter that occurred on June 4, 2015, at the Ponoka Youth Centre.  Both are residents of Ponoka.  Both youth are facing charges of break, enter & theft and have been released to appear in Ponoka Youth Court on October 14, 2015.

Three charged in theft of vehicle

Two male youths and one adult male, all residents of Ponoka, have been arrested for a break and enter to a residence that took place on August 19, 2015, and for a theft from a vehicle that took place on August 21, 2015.  All three are facing charges of break, enter and theft.  Both youths have been released to appear in Ponoka Youth Court on October 14, 2015, and the adult male has been released to appear in Ponoka Provincial Court on October 16, 2015.