Ponoka News Staff

RCMP warn of CRA telephone scam

RCMP warn of CRA telephone scam

Leduc RCMP issue warning about country-wide Canada Revenue scam

RCMP warn of CRA telephone scam
3 sisters from Samson Cree Nation among 5 dead in crash south of Edmonton

3 sisters from Samson Cree Nation among 5 dead in crash south of Edmonton

Less than a month ago three people from Samson Cree Nation were killed in a highway crash

3 sisters from Samson Cree Nation among 5 dead in crash south of Edmonton

UPDATE LOCATED: Maskwacis RCMP search for missing Aboriginal girl

Police say 14 year-old J’Lyne Louis-Smallboy went missing June 2

Ponoka RCMP lay drug trafficking charges after traffic stop

Ponoka RCMP lay drug trafficking charges after traffic stop

Among the drugs located were fentanyl, oxycodone, hydromorphone and heroin

Ponoka RCMP lay drug trafficking charges after traffic stop

UPDATED Wetaskiwin RCMP have located missing man

UPDATED RCMP report Jesus Chapman went missing May 22: located

  • Jun 1, 2018
Ponoka RCMP hope to reunite this couple with a DVD of a wedding that occurred July 23, 2005. This screen grab shows Kevin and Nancy who appear to be married in a hospital. Contact Ponoka RCMP if you know the people in the video. RCMP photo

Ponoka RCMP hope to unite a couple with their lost wedding DVD

The DVD was found in a ditch and is from July 23, 2005 where the couple were married in a hospital

Ponoka RCMP hope to reunite this couple with a DVD of a wedding that occurred July 23, 2005. This screen grab shows Kevin and Nancy who appear to be married in a hospital. Contact Ponoka RCMP if you know the people in the video. RCMP photo
Ponoka County issues fire advisory

Ponoka County issues fire advisory

The advisory was issued Thursday by Ponoka County. The towns of Ponoka and Rimbey are included

Ponoka County issues fire advisory
Ponoka RCMP investigate stolen urn and mountain bikes

Ponoka RCMP investigate stolen urn and mountain bikes

Among the many items stolen were three custom-made mountain bikes valued at $13,000.

Ponoka RCMP investigate stolen urn and mountain bikes
Lisa Montour. (Facebook)

UPDATED: Two of three people killed in Maskwacis highway crash identified

A motorcycle, pickup truck and SUV collided on Highway 2A on Thursday night .

Lisa Montour. (Facebook)

UPDATE LOCATED: Maskwacis RCMP looking for missing Aboriginal woman

Police say 34-year-old Jada Voyageur went missing April 24 from the Samson Cree Nation

Several incidents of calves stolen in southern Alberta

Several incidents of calves stolen in southern Alberta

RCMP’s livestock division is investigating the theft of calves from several ranches

Several incidents of calves stolen in southern Alberta
Ponoka RCMP investigate copper wire theft

Ponoka RCMP investigate copper wire theft

Theft of 25 feet of copper wire April 16 from a lease site

Ponoka RCMP investigate copper wire theft
A Red Deer RCMP officer guards two homes cordoned off in Stettler. Police charged a 51-year-old Stettler man with second degree murder.                                File photo

Second degree murder charge in Stettler death

RCMP have charged a 51-year-old Stettler man in relation to the death

A Red Deer RCMP officer guards two homes cordoned off in Stettler. Police charged a 51-year-old Stettler man with second degree murder.                                File photo
Innisfail RCMP nab would-be thieves in the act

Innisfail RCMP nab would-be thieves in the act

A home alarm and an attentive neighbour at a rural home helped in their arrest.

Innisfail RCMP nab would-be thieves in the act
Wetaskiwin man charged with sexual offences on three youths

Wetaskiwin man charged with sexual offences on three youths

The in-depth investigation showed the youths were allegedly exploited by the man

Wetaskiwin man charged with sexual offences on three youths

UPDATE – LOCATED: First Nations youth from Maskwacis reported missing

Maskwacis RCMP say the 14-year-old youth went missing March 29

  • Apr 1, 2018
Snowfall warning for central Alberta

Snowfall warning for central Alberta

Environment Canada expects 10 to 20 cms of snowfall overnight of Thursday

Snowfall warning for central Alberta
Tactical police units helped stop this stolen semi tractor Friday night. The several hour pursuit started in Red Deer before eventually ending in Airdrie. Police have the suspect in custody.                                RCMP photo

Pursuit with rogue semi ends in arrest

RCMP chased a stolen semi tractor from Red Deer to Airdrie

Tactical police units helped stop this stolen semi tractor Friday night. The several hour pursuit started in Red Deer before eventually ending in Airdrie. Police have the suspect in custody.                                RCMP photo
The Calgary Police Service is investigating a case where a suspect used a Calgary firefighter’s identity to fraudulently obtain money from victims.                                Calgary Police Service photo

Calgary police investigate man posing as Calgary firefighter

Calgary police are looking for information on a suspect who stole a firefighter’s ID

  • Mar 23, 2018
The Calgary Police Service is investigating a case where a suspect used a Calgary firefighter’s identity to fraudulently obtain money from victims.                                Calgary Police Service photo
Ponoka RCMP hope to identify two Caucasian suspects who allegedly broke into a person’s home while they were inside. The incident occurred Tuesday in a rural Ponoka home. The provided images show the suspects using the victim’s credit card at the Crestomere Store.                                RCMP photos

Break and enter to Ponoka farm home while resident was inside

Caucasian suspects quickly entered the home and stole several items Tuesday afternoon

  • Mar 22, 2018
Ponoka RCMP hope to identify two Caucasian suspects who allegedly broke into a person’s home while they were inside. The incident occurred Tuesday in a rural Ponoka home. The provided images show the suspects using the victim’s credit card at the Crestomere Store.                                RCMP photos