Ponoka News Staff

Less detailed obituaries may reduce fraud

Less detailed obituaries may reduce fraud

Edmonton Police advise they have investigated several cases related to obituary fraud

Less detailed obituaries may reduce fraud
Suspects break into Winfield bank with picker truck and steal safe

Suspects break into Winfield bank with picker truck and steal safe

Two men used the stolen picker truck to make off with the safe

Suspects break into Winfield bank with picker truck and steal safe
Ponoka RCMP busy with rural property crime

Ponoka RCMP busy with rural property crime

Last week was a busy one for Ponoka RCMP with several break and enter and theft files

Ponoka RCMP busy with rural property crime
Ponoka RCMP find Eckville man passed out in car

Ponoka RCMP find Eckville man passed out in car

Police say the man was charged with impaired driving after he came to

Ponoka RCMP find Eckville man passed out in car

UPDATE LOCATED: Ponoka RCMP looking for missing 19-year-old woman

Police say Alyssa Manderville went missing from the Ponoka Centennial Centre Feb. 26

Shots fired in Maskwacis home invasion

Shots fired in Maskwacis home invasion

Maskwacis RCMP are searching for three suspects in a home invasion (with photos)

Shots fired in Maskwacis home invasion

LOCATED: Innisfail RCMP looking for missing woman

Amanda Kucher was last seen at the Innisfail 7-Eleven on Feb. 15

Red Deer man loses car after being caught twice driving with suspended licence

Red Deer man loses car after being caught twice driving with suspended licence

The Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit ticketed the man in December and on Valentine’s Day

Red Deer man loses car after being caught twice driving with suspended licence
Autopsy scheduled to determine death of Maskwacis boy

Autopsy scheduled to determine death of Maskwacis boy

Maskwacis RCMP continue to investigate the death of a 17-year-old boy found dead Wednesday

Autopsy scheduled to determine death of Maskwacis boy
Ponoka woman charged in stolen vehicles case near Hanna

Ponoka woman charged in stolen vehicles case near Hanna

Three people were charged in the incident that involved two stolen vehicles and shots fired

Ponoka woman charged in stolen vehicles case near Hanna

UPDATE: Missing Ponoka man located

Police say he may be in Drayton Valley and they are worried for his wellbeing

Three Ponoka men and one youth charged in assault case

Three Ponoka men and one youth charged in assault case

Police obtained a search warrant and located drugs and sawed-off shot gun

Three Ponoka men and one youth charged in assault case
Olivia and Liam top list for Alberta baby names in 2018

Olivia and Liam top list for Alberta baby names in 2018

Premier Rachel Notley announced the top baby names in Alberta in 2018; Loki didn’t make the cut

Olivia and Liam top list for Alberta baby names in 2018
Edmonton Police charged 236 people with auto theft in 2018

Edmonton Police charged 236 people with auto theft in 2018

Police states many of the thefts are crimes of opportunity

Edmonton Police charged 236 people with auto theft in 2018
Ponoka RCMP investigate theft and break and enter files

Ponoka RCMP investigate theft and break and enter files

Ponoka RCMP investigated several mischief and break and enter files along with thefts in Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP investigate theft and break and enter files
Grande Prairie RCMP seized $600,000 worth of illegal drugs in a search warrant on Jan. 8. This image, with the background blurred out, shows the drugs, cash and hand guns that were seized. RCMP photo

$600,000 worth of drugs seized in Grande Prairie

Among the drugs collected were methamphetamine, heroine, cocaine, Oxycodone and cocaine

Grande Prairie RCMP seized $600,000 worth of illegal drugs in a search warrant on Jan. 8. This image, with the background blurred out, shows the drugs, cash and hand guns that were seized. RCMP photo
Edmonton Police looking for man in bear spray incident

Edmonton Police looking for man in bear spray incident

A suspect in an investigation stemming from the summer of 2017 has come to light

Edmonton Police looking for man in bear spray incident
Okotoks RCMP are investigating an armed robbery by a man with a knife at the 7-Eleven on Jan. 3 at 3 a.m. No one was injured in the incident.                                RCMP photo

Okotoks RCMP investigate armed robbery with knife

Police say the man entered the 7-Eleven and demanded money and cigarettes

Okotoks RCMP are investigating an armed robbery by a man with a knife at the 7-Eleven on Jan. 3 at 3 a.m. No one was injured in the incident.                                RCMP photo
Alberta Farm Animal Care puts out call for award nominations

Alberta Farm Animal Care puts out call for award nominations

There are three awards for the AFAC: Communication, Industry Leadership and Innovation

Alberta Farm Animal Care puts out call for award nominations
Ponoka RCMP investigate thefts and break-ins

Ponoka RCMP investigate thefts and break-ins

In one file, suspects entered a home and stole the keys to a vehicle while the homeowner was inside

Ponoka RCMP investigate thefts and break-ins