Ponoka RCMP

Ponoka RCMP charged a man after allegedly fleeing the scene of a collision Nov. 10 wearing only a sheet. Police say the man was charged with impaired driving and was found about 50 feet from the collision in the trees naked except for the sheet. Photo submitted

Naked man arrested for impaired driving

The man allegedly fled the scene of a collision wearing only a sheet. Plus other Ponoka RCMP briefs

Ponoka RCMP charged a man after allegedly fleeing the scene of a collision Nov. 10 wearing only a sheet. Police say the man was charged with impaired driving and was found about 50 feet from the collision in the trees naked except for the sheet. Photo submitted
Serious collision north of Ponoka

Serious collision north of Ponoka

Emergency crews were on scene of a serious collision north of Ponoka on Highway 2

Serious collision north of Ponoka
Hitting the ditch: Shortly before 2 p.m. Oct. 5, this semi-trailer unit flipped onto its side after hitting the west ditch in the southbound lanes of the Highway 2 just north of Morningside. Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit members along with EMS and Ponoka County East District Fire units attended the scene. It isn’t know if the driver suffered any injuries and a cause of the incident is still being investigated. Travellers on the highway between Ponoka and Morningside should expect some delays as traffic is being restricted to one lane. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

BREAKING: Semi truck hits ditch near Morningside, disrupts traffic on QEII

Emergency crews on scene of a single vehicle incident in the southbound lanes

Hitting the ditch: Shortly before 2 p.m. Oct. 5, this semi-trailer unit flipped onto its side after hitting the west ditch in the southbound lanes of the Highway 2 just north of Morningside. Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit members along with EMS and Ponoka County East District Fire units attended the scene. It isn’t know if the driver suffered any injuries and a cause of the incident is still being investigated. Travellers on the highway between Ponoka and Morningside should expect some delays as traffic is being restricted to one lane. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Ponoka RCMP have charged a 30-year-old woman with the alleged theft of this rail maintenance truck while it was still being fueled up on Sunday afternoon. The hose was ripped off the pump and remained on the truck where it was located north of Ponoka.                                RCMP photo

Woman steals truck from Ponoka gas station while being fueled

Ponoka RCMP pursued and located the woman in a tree after several other incidents

Ponoka RCMP have charged a 30-year-old woman with the alleged theft of this rail maintenance truck while it was still being fueled up on Sunday afternoon. The hose was ripped off the pump and remained on the truck where it was located north of Ponoka.                                RCMP photo
Ponoka RCMP display the nine firearms seized after two men were arrested after an early morning chase on Sept. 18. At least seven of the weapons are believed to be stolen. Image: RCMP

Pair arrested in Ponoka with several weapons, face 98 charges

Two men nabbed after early morning suspicious vehicle reported, stolen weapons found

Ponoka RCMP display the nine firearms seized after two men were arrested after an early morning chase on Sept. 18. At least seven of the weapons are believed to be stolen. Image: RCMP
RCMP have arrested and charged a 19-year-old Ponoka man with several alleged property crimes. A search of a Ponoka property Sept. 12 recovered several items including ammunition and firearms, plus a snowmobile and trailer.                                RCMP photo

Suspicious activity links Ponoka man to property crimes

Ponoka RCMP conduct search warrant and recover several items including firearms and ammunition

RCMP have arrested and charged a 19-year-old Ponoka man with several alleged property crimes. A search of a Ponoka property Sept. 12 recovered several items including ammunition and firearms, plus a snowmobile and trailer.                                RCMP photo
First collision during first snowfall: Emergency crews were called to a rollover Thursday morning near the Highway 2 and Highway 53 interchange. With the first snowfall of the season some of the area highways were slippery. It is believed there were minor injuries in this incident.                                Photo submitted

Ponoka crews called to rollover

Cruise control may have been a factor in this incident, with thankfully minor injuries.

First collision during first snowfall: Emergency crews were called to a rollover Thursday morning near the Highway 2 and Highway 53 interchange. With the first snowfall of the season some of the area highways were slippery. It is believed there were minor injuries in this incident.                                Photo submitted
Ponoka RCMP on lookout for suspicious activity in rural area

Ponoka RCMP on lookout for suspicious activity in rural area

Police looking for man driving a stolen cube van with Edmonton Fast Freight Service Friday morning

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Ponoka RCMP on lookout for suspicious activity in rural area
This smashed windshield was submitted by the owner who was called to their car after a man allegedly smashed it in and then set a shed on fire on Aug. 13.                                Photo submitted

Ponoka RCMP arrest man after setting shed on fire

The man used an axe to destroy a shed before setting it on fire

This smashed windshield was submitted by the owner who was called to their car after a man allegedly smashed it in and then set a shed on fire on Aug. 13.                                Photo submitted
Ponoka RCMP seek two arrest warrants after an armed robbery with a knife at Hammy’s Liquor on Aug. 11. One of the three suspects was arrested and identified by Maskwacis RCMP in an unrelated matter. Google Maps photo

UPDATE: Warrants issued – Ponoka RCMP seek arrest warrants in Hammy’s Liquor armed robbery

The armed robbery occurred with a knife on Aug. 11 and one suspect was caught shortly after

Ponoka RCMP seek two arrest warrants after an armed robbery with a knife at Hammy’s Liquor on Aug. 11. One of the three suspects was arrested and identified by Maskwacis RCMP in an unrelated matter. Google Maps photo
Ponoka RCMP arrest man on weapons charges

Ponoka RCMP arrest man on weapons charges

Man taken into custody, facing eight charges after being found unresponsive near rural home

Ponoka RCMP arrest man on weapons charges

UPDATE – Located: Ponoka RCMP ask for assistance locating missing First Nations man

Police say Clayton Paul Gopher, 33, went missing from the Centennial Centre July 7

The right front side of this semi tractor was destroyed after the collision.

Ponoka RCMP investigate collision between semi and two sedans

Police investigating possible road rage after two sedans appear to have stopped abruptly on Hwy 2

The right front side of this semi tractor was destroyed after the collision.
MISSING: Police hoping to locate man reported missing

MISSING: Police hoping to locate man reported missing

Ponoka RCMP looking to public to help find Joseph Desjarlais

MISSING: Police hoping to locate man reported missing
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
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
Emergency crews attend to a motorcycle driver involved in a collision with another motorcycle on Highway 2 south of Ponoka Sunday afternoon. Both northbound and southbound lanes were backed up for some time while the scene was cleared. Members of the Ponoka County East District Fire Department and the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit and EMS crews attended.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Minor injuries in motorcycle collision south of Ponoka

A motorcycle rear-ended another motorcycle on Highway 2 Sunday afternoon

Emergency crews attend to a motorcycle driver involved in a collision with another motorcycle on Highway 2 south of Ponoka Sunday afternoon. Both northbound and southbound lanes were backed up for some time while the scene was cleared. Members of the Ponoka County East District Fire Department and the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit and EMS crews attended.                                Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
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
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
Ponoka RCMP are investigating a small fire that occurred at the Ponoka Provincial Building around lunch time on Wednesday. Members of the Ponoka County East District Fire Department was on scene to inspect and help with clean up. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Ponoka RCMP investigating small fire at provincial building

Members of the Ponoka County East District Fire Department attended the scene.

Ponoka RCMP are investigating a small fire that occurred at the Ponoka Provincial Building around lunch time on Wednesday. Members of the Ponoka County East District Fire Department was on scene to inspect and help with clean up. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye