Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit received a call of a rollover near Lacombe on highway 2 yesterday. The female driver was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries and two children were treated at the scene. Cause of the rollover is unknown.

Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit received a call of a rollover near Lacombe on highway 2 yesterday. The female driver was taken to hospital with undetermined injuries and two children were treated at the scene. Cause of the rollover is unknown.

Thefts and domestic disputes keep RCMP busy

Ponoka RCMP and the Integrated Traffic Unit busy with calls including domestic disputes and a wanted man arrested at a Check Stop.

  • Aug. 26, 2015 10:00 a.m.

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Theft of Tools

On Aug. 18, RCMP received a report of a theft of tools that happened sometime during the night. Various tools were taken from an unlocked shed on a property on Range Road 264.

Single vehicle crash

A single vehicle collision occurred on Aug. 18 when a tie-rod end broke on a vehicle forcing the driver into the guard rail on Highway 2A and 53 Avenue. Vehicle was towed and no injuries were reported.

Police attend to domestic dispute

On Aug. 19, police responded to a domestic dispute at a residence on 60 Street. A 42-year-old male was charged with assault and mischief after he pushed the victim and smashed her car window. The accused is to appear in court September 18, 2015.

Wanted man arrested at vehicle check stop

During a routine vehicle equipment check stop on Highway 604; the 34-year-old driver of a vehicle was arrested on an outstanding warrant from the Rimbey area. The driver also produced an expired driver’s license. During the arrest, the individual emitted a strong odor of liquor. He received a three-day seizure of his and a 72 hour IRS suspension. He was also charged with operating a motor vehicle without holding a subsisting operator’s license and having a child passenger in the car not wearing seatbelt. He is to appear in court Oct. 2 in Rimbey.

Attempted arson to truck

A Ponoka man reported to police that someone had tried to burn his truck. Culprits stuffed a rag into the gas tank opening and lit it on fire. If anyone has any information in regards to this incident, please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472

Dash and grab

On Aug. 22 at approximately 13:40 hours, three young First Nation males entered a liquor store on Highway 2A and stole three bottles of liquor. The males entered the store, grabbed the three bottles and ran out the front door. First male youth was wearing sunglasses, a grey and black patterned t-shirt and tan color pants. The second male youth was wearing a blue hoodie with “NETS B” on front. The third male youth was wearing a blue and black baseball hat, a grey t-shirt with a black insignia on front. If anyone has any information in regards to this theft, they are asked to call the Ponoka RCMP Detachment.

Domestic assault

Police responded to a call of a man using a shovel and hammer to smash out the windows of a vehicle with a female inside screaming. The man opened the door of the vehicle and a struggle ensued. Both parties exited the vehicle whereupon the man punched and choked the female and slammed her head into the pavement. The male then fled the scene. Male suspect is described as wearing a red ball cap and baggy dark pants with a white stripe. RCMP attended the scene and located the female who then refused help. Members made a patrol of the area and the suspect was not located. Investigation is ongoing.