Woman suffers seizure while driving

Emergency crews responded to a call of an unconscious woman who was found in her vehicle after it rolled in Ponoka.

Emergency crews responded to a call of an unconscious woman who was found in her vehicle after it rolled in Ponoka.

A witness stated he found the woman in her 2010 Mazda Tribute but she did not respond to questions provided to her and her body was stiff and shaking Wednesday, May 6 at 6 p.m. He had to turn off the engine as her foot was pressed down on the gas pedal.

Upon arrival, police say the 35-year-old Red Deer woman was unable to remember her name and provided three different names when asked and could not remember her age or destination of travel. There were no signs of intoxication and she declined medical attention but she was taken to the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre for evaluation.

Shortly after being released, a friend was taking her home and police responded to a call that she was having another seizure. Her name was submitted to the driver review board.

Suspended driver caught

With mere days left on his suspended driving sentence, a 47-year-old Ponoka man was found driving.

Police say a broken taillight was the reason he was pulled over in a parking lot on Highway 2A May 8 at 12:45 p.m. Upon investigation it was determined the man had a suspended driving sentence that was set to end Monday, May 11. His vehicle was towed and seized for 30 days.

Police looking for truck thieves

Police are looking for suspects involved in the theft of a pickup truck, trailer and a yellow skid steer last week.

Sometime overnight of May 8, culprits broke into an oilfield construction site in the Southwest Industrial Park and stole a white Ford F250, with a trailer and skid steer in tow.

The truck was found the next morning in Red Deer thanks to a GPS device in the truck. Police later found the trailer and skid steer in a parking lot. No one was in the vehicle at the time.

Impaired driver stopped on Highway 2

A Calgary driver was arrested and charged with impaired driving May 9 at 12 p.m. after providing two blood-alcohol samples of .10 and .09.

Witnesses state the man was swerving in and out of lanes on Highway 2 in a 2009 Ford F150 and occupants were drinking from beer cans.

Upon arrival police found open beer cans in the vehicle and the 47-year-old driver subsequently failed the roadside breath test.

Laptops missing from drop-in centre

Police are looking for details related to two laptops going missing from the Drop In Centre last week.

Sometime between May 1 and May 4, two laptops went missing but there are no suspects at this time.

Senior driver facing review board

After hitting the ditch and ending up in the Tim Hortons parking lot May 5, an elderly driver is facing a review of his abilities.

The driver received a ticket for failing to maintain the lane but no one was hurt in the incident.

Ponoka RCMP and the Integrated Traffic Unit took 88 calls for service last week.

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