Youths ‘play games’ with vehicle

Skid marks on Dump Road Nov. 29 at 1:30 a.m. helped police find a black Cavalier that was observed speeding away from RCMP.

This is a person of interest involved in a theft from a retail outlet in Ponoka Oct. 19 at 4:45 p.m.

This is a person of interest involved in a theft from a retail outlet in Ponoka Oct. 19 at 4:45 p.m.

Skid marks on Dump Road Nov. 29 at 1:30 a.m. helped police find a black Cavalier that was observed speeding away from RCMP. The vehicle was found a mile northeast of town with its lights off in a rural driveway. After some questioning, the youth admitted to playing games.

There were three youths in the car and one passenger was found to be in breach probation and breach of recognizance.

Gas and dash

Police are looking for a Caucasian man who drove away from a gas station Nov. 27 at 6:30 p.m. He was driving a late model, dark blue, four-door Honda Civic.

Attempted theft

Staff at a retail store stopped a Caucasian man Nov. 27 at 7 p.m. after he walked out with a cart of merchandise but did not pay.

Police are looking for a Caucasian man with a black toque and grey sweatpants.

Stolen drill

The owner of a garage on the 6300 block of 50A Street noticed on Nov. 28 at 6 p.m. the main door of the garage was broken.

Sometime in the day the garage was broken into and his beer cans were knocked over and a drill was missing. Police are looking for the culprits.

Holiday Check Stops increase

As the holiday season processes police will increase their Check Stops. Staff Sgt. Cameron Chisholm said motorists should expect additional police activity in combating impaired driving.

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