On June 11, 2021, Ponoka RCMP received a tip on the possible location of nearly $50,000 of stolen property on a rural property west of Ponoka.
Ponoka RCMP attended the property and were able to see a stolen utility wagon from the road. RCMP approached the residence and immediately arrested an adult male for possession of stolen property.
A search warrant was executed June 12, 2021 on the rural property where the following stolen items were recovered:
· 4×6 utility wagon
· 2016 Kawasaki motorbike with trailer
· Portable gas generators (x2)
· 2008 Ford F350 truck
· 1999 Mustang goose neck trailer
· 2011 Blazer ORBL enclosed trailer
· 2006 Suzuki ATV
· John Deere ride on mower
· Various tools and jerry cans.
Michael Richter (42) of Ponoka County, is charged with five counts of possession of stolen property exceeding $5,000.
Richter has been released on conditions and will make his first court appearance at Ponoka Provincial Court on July 2, 2021.
– Submitted by Ponoka RCMP