Near head-on collision results in minor injuries

Occupants of a 2002 Acura are lucky to have received minor injuries after a collision with a semi-tractor over the weekend.

Occupants of a 2002 Acura are lucky to have received minor injuries after a collision with a semi-tractor over the weekend.

The Acura was southbound on Highway 2 north of Ponoka on Sept. 14 at when the driver lost control and entered the northbound lanes. The Acura collided with the semi and one occupant had to be extricated by members of the Ponoka Fire Department.

A roadside blood-alcohol test of the 18-year-old driver resulted in a caution. He was issued a 24-hour suspension.

Break and enter

Police are investigating a break and enter that occurred sometime between Sept. 5 and Sept. 8.

A home in the Ponoka area was broken into and several valuable items were stolen. There were no further details at press time.

Vandalism to mailboxes

Mailboxes on Chain Lakes Road received quite a bit of damage sometime between Sept. 2 and Sept. 9.

Culprits cut the locks of several mailboxes and police believe mail was stolen from them. There are no suspects at this time.

Ponoka RCMP and the Integrated Traffic Unit took 41 calls for service last week.

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