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Ponoka RCMP handle theft and mischief calls

On Dec. 10, 2020 the Ponoka RCMP responded to a complaint of a male that broke a window at Tim Hortons. The male left on foot and was located, arrested and charged with mischief.

On Dec. 12, members responded to a mischief call on 61 Ave. Ponoka where two males were fighting. One male fled on foot and was not located. The second male was arrested and released when sober.

Also on Dec. 12, Ponoka RCMP was conducting patrols and found a vehicle to have a stolen license plate on it. The member attempted to make a traffic stop and the vehicle fled. The officer was not able to locate the vehicle.

Later on Dec. 12, a 2007 blue 3500 Dodge Ram was stolen from 4405 Hwy. 2A in Ponoka. The vehicle was last seen travelling down 53 Ave. in Ponoka and has not been recovered.

On Dec. 13 2020 the Ponoka RCMP responded to a break-and-enter in progress at First Choice Auto. The members arrived to find that the suspects had fled the scene and had stolen a vehicle and damaged the front gate. Extensive patrols were made but vehicle and suspects have not been located. This file is still under investigation.

“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

Ponoka RCMP