Marijuana, cash and knives found in vehicle

A motorist was charged with speeding and the unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon Sept. 14 at 11 p.m.

A motorist was charged with speeding and the unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon Sept. 14 at 11 p.m.

The 19-year-old driver was southbound on Highway 2 when he was pulled over and an inspection of the vehicle found marijuana, $7,500 in cash and three throwing knives in the back seat.

An 18-year-old passenger was also charged with possession of marijuana and possessing a licence issued to someone else.

No seat belt for child

Ponoka RCMP charged a 30-year-old woman for having a child under 18 kilograms unsecured Sept. 12 at 8 p.m. after going through a fast food drive-thru window with her child in her lap.

Squealing tires

RCMP stopped the driver of a 1991 Chevy pickup after he squealed his tires pulling away at the four-way stop near 7-Eleven. The driver was unable to produce registration and was charged with having no insurance and no registration.

Vandalism in Morningside

Over the weekend of Sept. 12 culprits threw rocks and broke the windows of the Woodlands Adventist School in Morningside. Police are looking for suspects.

Wet roads create unsafe conditions

The driver of a 2009 Freightliner lost control of his semi Sept. 10 at 4:15 p.m. on Township Road 412 and Secondary Highway 815 after his truck drove over a large puddle on the road. The truck lost control and hit a post. The 60-year-old driver suffered minor injuries.

Going the wrong way

Police responded to a call of a single vehicle stuck Sept. 10 at 11 p.m. in the median of Highway 2 near Ponoka. The driver admitted to entering the highway in the wrong direction and he attempted to turn around but became stuck on a cement barricade. The 59-year-old man was charged with driving left of the yellow line on a divided highway.

Lights out

A vehicle driving with no lights on Sept. 14 at 8 p.m. was stopped on Highway 2 near Ponoka. A 20-year-old woman driver was charged with tail lamps not emitting light and a 22-year-old passenger was charged without wearing a seat belt.

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

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