Theft files keep Ponoka RCMP busy

There were quite a few theft files, including stolen batteries and more

There were multiple theft files for Ponoka RCMP, including in town and in the county.

The files relate to incidents that occurred from Oct. 30 to Nov. 5.

Stolen mailbox sections

On Oct. 28 the Ponoka RCMP received a complaint of a mailbox stolen from Range Road 265. RCMP are asking the public to please report any suspicious activity.

Read More: Entire mailbox sections stolen in Ponoka County

Break and enter

On Oct. 29 the Ponoka RCMP responded to a complaint of a break and enter to a machine shed on a rural property located on Range Road 244. The file is currently under investigation.

Spray painted building

On Oct. 29 the Ponoka RCMP received a complaint of mischief that occurred on 48th avenue. Unknown suspects spray painted the building.

Read More: Ponoka crime Mapping tool allows public to notice trends

Vehicle theft

On Oct. 29 the Ponoka RCMP received a complaint of a theft from a motor vehicle parked on 54th Avenue.

Two vehicles stolen, man arrested

On Nov. 1 the Ponoka RCMP responded to a complaint of break and enter where two vehicles were stolen from inside a garage on Dunes Ridge Drive. Both vehicles were recovered. A 22-year-old Red Deer man has been arrested. Charges are pending.

Batteries stolen from school buses

On Nov. 1 the Ponoka RCMP received a complaint of batteries taken out of two school buses. File is currently under investigation.

Battery stolen from RV

On Nov. 1 the Ponoka RCMP received a complaint of a battery stolen from an RV that was parked in an alleyway along 44th Street.

Utility trailer theft

On Nov. 1 the Ponoka RCMP received a complaint of a theft of a utility trailer and a Komoto 500 black and red dune buggy from a residence on 55th Avenue.

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 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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