Stolen vehicle found burning

Emergency crews who were called to a vehicle on fire July 20 at 6 p.m. found upon arrival a 2005 Chrysler 300 completely burnt, say police.

Emergency crews who were called to a vehicle on fire July 20 at 6 p.m. found upon arrival  a 2005 Chrysler 300 completely burnt, say police. A call to the registered owner said the vehicle was not safe to drive and police believe the vehicle was stolen.

There were no suspects for the incident at the time of writing.

Impaired driver stopped

Police nabbed a motorist driving in an erratic manner July 16 at 1 p.m. who supplied two blood-alcohol samples of .21 and .20.

The 30-year-old Edmonton driver was stopped southbound on Highway 2 near the Morningside exit in a 2014 Mitsubishi Mirage. He was charged with impaired driving.

Wallet taken from vehicle

One vehicle owner was lucky to find their identification and wallet after it was taken from a vehicle overnight of July 16.

Sometime overnight, culprits entered a Toyota Celica at a 55 Avenue residence and took a wallet and identification. They were both found a short distance later. There are no suspects.

Theft at downtown store

A downtown store had to call police twice last week after two separate shoplifting attempts.

The first was July 16 at 1 p.m. after a 28-year-old Maskwacis woman attempted to steal some items. The second was July 17 at 11:15 a.m. after a 40-year-old Maskwacis woman and a 42-year-old Bashaw woman attempted to steal hairspray.

All three individuals were charged with theft under $5,000.

Woman arrested for possession of controlled substance

A traffic stop on the Ermineskin First Nation July 17 has resulted in the arrest of a Maskwacis woman with possession of a controlled substance.

A search of her vehicle yielded approximately 14 grams of powdered cocaine and 21 grams of crack cocaine. The vehicle was seized under proceeds of crime legislation.

Maskwacis RCMP have charged Dayle Inika Cutarm with trafficking a controlled substance and possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking. A court date has not been released.

Ponoka RCMP received 64 calls for service over the week.

If you have information on any crime call Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477.