Central Alberta Crime

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
UPDATED: Ponoka RCMP arrest three suspects from armed robbery

UPDATED: Ponoka RCMP arrest three suspects from armed robbery

Chase ensues after crime spree in Ponoka and Rimbey areas

UPDATED: Ponoka RCMP arrest three suspects from armed robbery
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