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Ponoka RCMP execute search warrant, recover stolen property

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

Ponoka RCMP