On April 16, the Ponoka RCMP were dispatched to a disturbance at a residence on 56 St. A male was breaking windows on the property.
RCMP members found the intoxicated male in the backyard of the residence. Police issued verbal commands but the male would not comply.
A 21 year old male from Ponoka, was subsequently arrested and charged with two counts of mischief damage to property, resisting/obstructing a police officer, two counts of unlawfully selling liquor to a minor and two counts of assault on a police officer.
Also on April 16, 2020 the Ponoka RCMP responded to a complaint of a stolen 2014 White Ford Escape CBF-3837 from 5112-48th Avenue as well as a complaint that a purse was stolen out of a vehicle that was parked on 54 Ave.
On April 17, the Ponoka RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter to a business on 67th St. A sea can was broken into and approximately $1,000 worth of tools were taken.
“If you have information on this, or any other crime, contact The Ponoka RCMP Detachment at 403-783-4472 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers. If you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest or the recovery of stolen property or the seizure of illicit drugs, you could be eligible for a cash award.”
– Submitted by Ponoka RCMP