On Dec. 28, Ponoka RCMP responded to a break and enter complaint at the Parkland Reformed Church. The incident is currently under investigation.
On the same day, members responded to a false alarm at the Ponoka County office, accidentally set off by an employee. This was a false alarm set off by employee.
The Ponoka RCMP responded to a collision on Dec. 19. The vehicle failed to negotiate a turn, hitting a hedge and retaining wall.
The vehicle left the scene and no information for the vehicle was obtained. Patrols were made but members were unable to locate the suspect vehicle.
On Dec. 29, the RCMP responded to a cow loose in the ditch on Hwy. 53. Cattle were being herded to a property nearby. Patrols were unable to locate the cow.
Later that day, members responded to an abandoned vehicle on 49 St. in Ponoka. The vehicle was towed and the file was concluded.
RCMP responded to a complaint of vandalism to a vehicle on 55 St. in Ponoka on Dec. 30. No suspects were identified.
On Jan. 1, the RCMP received a complaint of loose dogs near Meridian Beach. The dogs were taken to Old McDonald Kennels. The owner was advised of where the dogs were taken.
Also on Jan. 1, the RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter to a residence off Hwy. 2A. Entrance was gained through the back door and firearms were stolen. This file is still under investigation.
Later that day, the detachment received a complaint of a suspicious vehicle parked on 60 Ave. in Ponoka. The vehicle, which was stolen out of Edmonton, was towed.
“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