Ponoka RCMP investigate hit and runs, seize drugs

(File photo)

(File photo)

Ponoka RCMP are investigating after two hit and runs in town led to the seizure of a significant amount of drugs.

On Nov. 30, at 2:03 p.m., Ponoka RCMP responded to a report of a hit and run collision within Ponoka involving an SUV.

Twenty minutes later, RCMP received an additional report of a hit and run collision involving what is believed to be the same suspect vehicle.

Witnesses reported two suspects fled the location of the collision on foot.

RCMP located the damaged SUV, a 2015 Jeep Cherokee, at the scene. A search of the vehicle revealed a significant amount of suspected methamphetamine and cocaine. Police also located and seized a loaded .22 calibre handgun and ammunition.

Ponoka RCMP continue to investigate this incident with the help of the Ponoka RCMP General Investigative Section, RCMP Traffic Services, and the Alberta Sheriff’s.

If you have any information about this incident or those responsible, please contact the Ponoka RCMP Detachment at 403-783-4471.

If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Ponoka RCMP

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