Ponoka 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

  • Sep 7, 2018
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
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