Ponoka RCMP investigate several theft files

Stolen vehicle files to stolen liquor files investigated by Ponoka RCMP

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On Feb. 4 the Ponoka RCMP were contacted by a liquor store in Ponoka who reported two frequent patrons were seen stealing a 60-litre bottle of vodka.

Surveillance video was obtained showing a man distracting staff while a woman stole the vodka. Both subjects got into a newer model, dark coloured, four-door SUV and left the scene. Two public interest warrants have been applied for the pair for theft under.

Suspects enter property

On Feb. 6 the Ponoka RCMP were contacted by a local tow company in the industrial park advising that an unknown suspect had cut the chain link fence into their compound.

A neighbouring business obtained video surveillance of unknown subjects in a 2002 or 2003 red Mustang going through a vehicle that had been towed earlier. This file remains under investigation.

Man steals gloves

On Feb. 6 the Ponoka RCMP were contacted by a local hardware store as a man was seen stealing a pair of gloves.

Surveillance video showed the identifiable man taking the gloves. He was later found at a thrift store across the street and was arrested for theft under $5,000. He is to appear in court March 29.

Man steals bottles

On Feb. 6 the Ponoka RCMP were contacted by a town resident who had video surveillance of a man getting out of the passenger seat of a care and stealing bottles from off the deck of the residence.

The vehicle was described as a black Ford F150 with a truck box full of bottles.

Suspect steals pickup

On Feb. 10 the Ponoka RCMP were contacted by a vehicle owner who had left his grey 2014 Ford F150 briefly to obtain his receipt from a bulk station in the industrial park and an unknown suspect stole the vehicle.

This file is still under investigation.

These are Ponoka RCMP files from Feb. 4 to Feb. 11.

If you have information, please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or by internet at www.tipsubmit.com. You do not have to reveal your identity to Crime Stoppers, and if you provide information to Crime Stoppers that leads to an arrest(s), you may be eligible for a cash reward.

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