A 33-year-old truck driver from Calgary was found dead in his truck April 7 at 5:30 a.m. after officers were asked to investigate. The truck was found near Secondary Highway 611 on Highway 2. The truck was off the road and some ice had formed on it. Foul play is not suspected in the sudden death.
Impaired Lacombe driver
A 19-year-old man faces impaired driving charges after providing blood/alcohol samples of .22 and .21. A passing motorist saw a green Ford F150 in the ditch on the County Line Road April 5 at 6 p.m. The suspect also has charges pending for resisting arrest and transporting open liquor.
Impaired on the highway
Another man was charged with impaired driving after he was stopped for speeding April 4 at 9:30 p.m. He was travelling northbound on Highway 2 south of Highway 53. Officers could smell alcohol coming from 40-year-old Calgary man who gave breath samples of .11 and .10.
Man charged with assault
A Ponoka man has been charged with assault at the Co-op Trailer Park after allegedly hitting a woman April 8 at 11:30 p.m. After some investigation it was determined he hit a woman who had visible swelling to her left eye. She also had bruises on her arms from a previous disagreement.
Alcohol is believed to be a factor in the dispute.
If you have information on any crime call Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.