Suspects shoot at rural gate in Ponoka County

Police say shot gun shells found alongside the gate, plus other rural crime files

Reports of a wooden gate being shot at in Ponoka County has police investigating.

The incident occurred on Township Road 442 and Range Road 251. Police say shot gun shells were found everywhere. The complainant believes it occurred recently as there was no snow covering the shells. There was no surveillance, no suspects and no witnesses.

Recovered stolen vehicle

Police recovered a stolen vehicle after reports of suspicious activity.

The report came in of a white Dodge Ram and a white Ford F350 parked on a lease site around Secondary Highway 792 and Highway 53. There were two sleeping occupants in the vehicles.

Immediate patrols were made and a man and woman were found sleeping in the Ford.

Upon further investigation it was determined the Dodge was reported stolen out of Beiseker and the Ford reported stolen out of Three Hills.

Both individuals are facing three counts of charges of possession of stolen property, plus additional charges including breaching their conditions associated with other charges currently before the courts.

The purpose of this message is to make residents aware of potential suspicious activity in their area. Please be aware of your surroundings and report suspicious vehicles and or people immediately. RCMP complaint line 403-783-4471.

Just Posted

Kenney talks pipelines with Trudeau after election win, calls it cordial

Almost a year ago Kenney dismissed Trudeau as a dilettante and a lightweight

ELECTION DAY: Lacombe-Ponoka heads to the polls

Voters came out to the Lacombe Memorial Centre to pick the next MLA of Lacombe-Ponoka

Avalanche hot at the right time, cruise past Flames into second round

Avalanche onto second round with a 5-1 win over the Calgary Flames in Game 5

Parents say Austrian climber missing in Banff National Park ‘lived his dream’

David Lama, Hansjorg Auer and American climber Jess Roskelley have been missing since Wednesday

Six months after legalization, high prices and supply issues boost illicit pot market

It has been six months since Canada became the first industrialized country to legalize recreational cannabis

Kirkland Signature veggie burgers recalled due to possible metal fragments

Recalled products came in 1.7 kg packages with a best before date of Apr. 23, 2019

Flooding, climate change force Quebecers to rethink relationship with water

Compensation for victims of recurring floods limit to 50% of a home’s value, or a maximum of $100,000

Storms blast South, where tornadoes threaten several states

9.7 million people in the Carolinas and Virginia at a moderate risk of severe weather

Private cargo ship brings Easter feast to the space station

There are three Americans two Russians and one Canadian living on the space station

Notre Dame rector: “Computer glitch” possible fire culprit

The fire burned through the lattice of oak beams supporting the monument’s vaulted stone ceiling

Undercover cops don’t need warrant to email, text suspected child lurers: court

High court decision came Thursday in the case of Sean Patrick Mills of Newfoundland

Most Read