UPDATE: Missing Ponoka man located

Police say he may be in Drayton Valley and they are worried for his wellbeing

UPDATE: Ponoka RCMP say the missing man has since been located safe and healthy.

Ponoka RCMP are looking for a man who went missing Jan. 17.

Police say 36-year-old West Thomas Aldridge was reported missing Thursday and RCMP worry about his wellbeing.

“West Aldridge suffers from medical conditions which may require treatment,” say police.

“Yesterday (Thursday, Jan. 17) at approximately 5 p.m., West was seen in Drayton Valley and RCMP believe he may still be in the Drayton Valley area.”

West is described as Caucasian, weighing approximately 155 pounds at 5’6” tall. He is said to have brown hair, blue eyes and no facial hair.

Police say he was wearing jeans and hiking boots and is known to carry a backpack.

If you have seen West Aldridge or have information about his whereabouts, please call the Ponoka RCMP at 403-783-4472, or call your local Police Detachment. If you want to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by internet at www.tipsubmit.com, or by SMS.

Have a news tip, contact Ponoka News at this link.

Get local stories you won't find anywhere else right to your inbox.
Sign up here

Just Posted

Wetaskiwin Legion ‘Branch Briefings’

Branch #86 is planning its 90th anniversary

Feed replacement cost, precipitation threshold and more tweaked by AFSC

AFSC announces enhancements to perennial crop insurance programs

Road allowance closure goes to prov govt

Encroaching house situation could set ‘precedent’

County of Wetaskiwin council approves water rate hike of 3 per cent

Councilors balk at proposed rate increase of 4 per cent

Trudeau hypocrite on Iran plane crash

Writer says P.M. not that concerned about China hostages

VIDEO: Mass coronavirus quarantines seen in China won’t happen in Canada, authorities say

‘If a case comes here, and it is probably … it will still be business as normal’

RCMP receive tip on Amber Tuccaro’s homicide file

Banff RCMP contacted by a male who alleged that his father may be responsible for a missing person

Here’s what Canada is doing to stop the coronavirus from getting in

Health officials are monitoring multiple possible cases in Canada

Province investigating death of Samson Cree Nation youth in care

16-year-old found deceased outside in Rocky Mountain House

Blackfalds RCMP investigate fatal motor vehicle collision

Collision occurred at the intersection of Highway 11 and Burnt Lake Trail

Former Mountie, sports coach convicted of sex abuse in B.C. granted day parole

Alan Davidson was sentenced to almost six years for abusing seven boys in the late 1970s and early 1990s

Alberta privacy watchdog investigates ID scans at liquor stores

Alcanna Ltd., based in Edmonton, runs Liquor Depot, Wine and Beyond and Nova Cannabis stores

Survey finds support among Canadians for broader assisted-dying law

The survey was conducted Jan. 17 to 21 among 1,552 Canadians eligible to vote

New nasal spray launched in Canada to combat hypoglycemic shock in diabetics

Baqsimi is a nasal spray contains three milligrams of glucagon

Most Read