Central Alberta Crime

Suspects shoot at rural gate in Ponoka County

Suspects shoot at rural gate in Ponoka County

Police say shot gun shells found alongside the gate, plus other rural crime files

Suspects shoot at rural gate in Ponoka County
A high speed police pursuit north of Ponoka created the need to lock down Ponoka schools as a precaution. Police apprehended suspects believed to be involved in several armed robberies.                                File photo

UPDATE: RCMP have four suspects in custody from alleged armed robbery

A high speed pursuit took place with Ponoka RCMP helping Maskwacis and Leduc detachments

A high speed police pursuit north of Ponoka created the need to lock down Ponoka schools as a precaution. Police apprehended suspects believed to be involved in several armed robberies.                                File photo
Almost 100 kgs of suspected cocaine seized at Coutts border crossing

Almost 100 kgs of suspected cocaine seized at Coutts border crossing

84 bricks of suspected cocaine seized from California residents’ vehicle; largest recorded seizure.

Almost 100 kgs of suspected cocaine seized at Coutts border crossing
Vehicles set on fire in rimbey

Vehicles set on fire in rimbey

Rimbey RCMP investigating arson to two separate vehicles

Vehicles set on fire in rimbey