Ponoka man arrested in possession of crystal meth

Suspended Ponoka driver found driving in ditch

Ponoka RCMP arrested a motorist in possession of methamphetamine drugs.

Police say on Feb. 2, CP Rail Police contacted RCMP after seeing a vehicle driving in the ditch alongside Highway 2A. By the time police arrived they found a blue Silverado pickup stuck in the ditch.

“Upon investigation it was found that the driver was suspended,” say police.

The 35-year-old Ponoka man was also found to be in possession of the drugs. He was arrested and charged with possession of an opioid and driving while disqualified.

He is to appear in court Feb. 15.

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If you have information, please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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