Ponoka RCMP

There was a heavy police presence near Wetaskiwin on Highway 13 related to a white Ford F150. Roads were blocked and RCMP were armed and rifles drawn. Police confirm the Ford is the one stolen from Stettler.                                 Photo submitted

UPDATE: RCMP confirm stolen Ford in suspicious death located

The intersection of Highway 13 and Road 254 had strong police presence and roads were blocked

There was a heavy police presence near Wetaskiwin on Highway 13 related to a white Ford F150. Roads were blocked and RCMP were armed and rifles drawn. Police confirm the Ford is the one stolen from Stettler.                                 Photo submitted
Ponoka RCMP were able to nab two suspects in the theft of a bait car recently.                                File photo

Theft of Ponoka RCMP bait car leads to arrests

Ponoka RCMP investigators’ use of a bait car helps nab two residents from Joffre

Ponoka RCMP were able to nab two suspects in the theft of a bait car recently.                                File 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

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
Ponoka RCMP are looking for this man alleged to have taken some items from Main Street Hardware in Ponoka without paying. When asked, the man told the clerk he was ‘borrowing’ the items. RCMP photo

Police investigate alleged theft from Ponoka hardware store

Suspect tells Ponoka clerk he was “borrowing” the items

Ponoka RCMP are looking for this man alleged to have taken some items from Main Street Hardware in Ponoka without paying. When asked, the man told the clerk he was ‘borrowing’ the items. RCMP photo
Ponoka RCMP seek the public’s help locating an urn and stolen cremated remains as well as some personal belongings. The item on the left, what appears to be an antique blush box was taken, but its matching cameo/broach (the image on the right) wasn’t. Police hope these items will help locate the stolen documents and cremated remains.                                RCMP photo

Urn and cremated remains stolen near Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP seek the public’s help locating cremated remains along with personal valuables

Ponoka RCMP seek the public’s help locating an urn and stolen cremated remains as well as some personal belongings. The item on the left, what appears to be an antique blush box was taken, but its matching cameo/broach (the image on the right) wasn’t. Police hope these items will help locate the stolen documents and cremated remains.                                RCMP photo
Ponoka RCMP seek the public’s assistance locating an older woman driving this black Dodge pickup. Police say she sideswiped a parked vehicle at the Hamilton’s IGA in January. Photo submitted

Ponoka RCMP seek identity of hit and run driver

Motorist pulls out of a parking lot at IGA and sideswipes parked vehicle and continues on

Ponoka RCMP seek the public’s assistance locating an older woman driving this black Dodge pickup. Police say she sideswiped a parked vehicle at the Hamilton’s IGA in January. Photo submitted
Members of the Ponoka County East District Fire Department were called to the scene of a skidoo accident Saturday night north of Ponoka. Here firefighters prepare the skidoo driver involved to be put on a spinal board. It is unclear the extent of the injuries from the incident. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

Ponoka man injured in skidoo accident

Emergency crews were able to locate the patient in a field north of Ponoka

Members of the Ponoka County East District Fire Department were called to the scene of a skidoo accident Saturday night north of Ponoka. Here firefighters prepare the skidoo driver involved to be put on a spinal board. It is unclear the extent of the injuries from the incident. Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Ponoka RCMP have captured a alleged criminal on the run from Ontario

Ontario man taken in by Ponoka RCMP executing a warrant

36-year-old on the run from police since last May finally arrested after tip from public

Ponoka RCMP have captured a alleged criminal on the run from Ontario
There are more instances of crime in the Town of Ponoka than Ponoka County

There are more instances of crime in the Town of Ponoka than Ponoka County

RCMP crime statistics show much of the criminal activity is within town limits

There are more instances of crime in the Town of Ponoka than Ponoka County
Members of the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit are on scene of a serious semi-tractor and vehicle collision on Highway 2 Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred just south of the Secondary Highway 616 intersection. Photo submitted

Semi collides with vehicle on Highway 2

Members of the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit dealt with a call on Highway 2 north of Ponoka

Members of the Ponoka Integrated Traffic Unit are on scene of a serious semi-tractor and vehicle collision on Highway 2 Wednesday afternoon. The incident occurred just south of the Secondary Highway 616 intersection. Photo submitted
Ponoka RCMP check vehicles and speak with motorists Nov. 6 just east of town as Mounties look for a man involved in a carjacking earlier in the day.

Ponoka RCMP search for armed man in carjacking

Roads east of Ponoka closed while police search the area

Ponoka RCMP check vehicles and speak with motorists Nov. 6 just east of town as Mounties look for a man involved in a carjacking earlier in the day.