Ponoka News Staff

Disguised man robs Leduc ATB with bear spray

Disguised man robs Leduc ATB with bear spray

Police say the man entered the bank with a disguise and took off in a dark coloured bicycle

Disguised man robs Leduc ATB with bear spray

UPDATED: Ponoka RCMP say Alexis Littlechild has been located

Police say 21-year-old Alexis Littlechild went missing from the Centennial Centre Nov. 30

Home fire claims life of man and woman in Wetaskiwin

Home fire claims life of man and woman in Wetaskiwin

Wetaskiwin RCMP say the home was fully engulfed when crews arrived

Home fire claims life of man and woman in Wetaskiwin
17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka

17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP are investigating the collision where a 17-year-old Ponoka County boy died

17-year-old dies in collision near Ponoka
Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files

Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files

Three Ponoka RCMP files: found bikes, a motorist flees police & stolen truck found

Ponoka RCMP search for owners of found bikes, plus rural police files
Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit

Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit

Police allege that Shimwell rammed a police cruiser

Ponoka’s Caleb Shimwell arrested after pursuit
Wetaskiwin RCMP are looking for the owner of this blue urn left at the Best Western Wayside Inn in Wetaskiwin. It has the word “BAIER” on the bottom of it.                                RCMP photo

Wetaskiwin RCMP searching for owner of missing urn

Police say the small blue urn, with label ‘BAIER’ at the bottom, was handed in recently

Wetaskiwin RCMP are looking for the owner of this blue urn left at the Best Western Wayside Inn in Wetaskiwin. It has the word “BAIER” on the bottom of it.                                RCMP photo
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
Firefighters work to extricate a woman trapped in a red SUV Friday night on the Highway 2 bridge at the Highway 53 intersection. A truck hauling a trailer collided with a mini-van, which became engulfed in flames, and an SUV. The northbound lanes were closed for about six hours while a collision analyst investigated.                                 Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye

UPDATE: Man dies in fiery multi-vehicle collision near Ponoka

Icy roads considered a factor in a serious three-vehicle collision on Highway 2

Firefighters work to extricate a woman trapped in a red SUV Friday night on the Highway 2 bridge at the Highway 53 intersection. A truck hauling a trailer collided with a mini-van, which became engulfed in flames, and an SUV. The northbound lanes were closed for about six hours while a collision analyst investigated.                                 Photo by Jeffrey Heyden-Kaye
Drivers came to a standstill on the northbound lanes of Highway 2 near Blackfalds on Friday afternoon after a tractor-trailer jackknifed. (Alberta 511)

Truck and trailer collision causes major Highway 2 headaches

Alberta 511 reported significant traffic delays after the incident Friday afternoon

Drivers came to a standstill on the northbound lanes of Highway 2 near Blackfalds on Friday afternoon after a tractor-trailer jackknifed. (Alberta 511)

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

Young man from Tees dies in tragic collision

Young man from Tees dies in tragic collision

The incident occurred early Saturday morning at Clive

Young man from Tees dies in tragic collision
Wetaskiwin RCMP are investing an armed robbery just after midnight at a Mac’s Convenience Store with two armed suspects.                                RCMP photo

Wetaskiwin RCMP investigate armed robbery

Masked robbers entered a Mac’s Convenience store, one had a long barrel firearm

Wetaskiwin RCMP are investing an armed robbery just after midnight at a Mac’s Convenience Store with two armed suspects.                                RCMP photo
RCMP warn of CRA telephone scam

RCMP warn of CRA telephone scam

Leduc RCMP issue warning about country-wide Canada Revenue scam

RCMP warn of CRA telephone scam
3 sisters from Samson Cree Nation among 5 dead in crash south of Edmonton

3 sisters from Samson Cree Nation among 5 dead in crash south of Edmonton

Less than a month ago three people from Samson Cree Nation were killed in a highway crash

3 sisters from Samson Cree Nation among 5 dead in crash south of Edmonton

UPDATE LOCATED: Maskwacis RCMP search for missing Aboriginal girl

Police say 14 year-old J’Lyne Louis-Smallboy went missing June 2

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

UPDATED Wetaskiwin RCMP have located missing man

UPDATED RCMP report Jesus Chapman went missing May 22: located

  • Jun 1, 2018
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
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