Central Alberta Crime

Ponoka RCMP investigate copper wire theft

Theft of 25 feet of copper wire April 16 from a lease site

 

Changing self-defence laws not an easy process

MP Blaine Calkins working on rural crime issues, says there’s many facets to taking on rural crime

 

Innisfail RCMP nab would-be thieves in the act

A home alarm and an attentive neighbour at a rural home helped in their arrest.

 

Sawed off firearm, drugs seized in Wetaskiwin RCMP investigation

Four people from Wetaskiwin were arrested after a tip from Beaumont RCMP and the public

Pursuit with rogue semi ends in arrest

RCMP chased a stolen semi tractor from Red Deer to Airdrie

Break and enter to Ponoka farm home while resident was inside

Caucasian suspects quickly entered the home and stole several items Tuesday afternoon

Police investigate alleged theft from Ponoka hardware store

Suspect tells Ponoka clerk he was “borrowing” the items

Urn and cremated remains stolen near Ponoka

Ponoka RCMP seek the public’s help locating cremated remains along with personal valuables

UPDATED: Ponoka RCMP arrest three suspects from armed robbery

Chase ensues after crime spree in Ponoka and Rimbey areas

Suspects shoot at rural gate in Ponoka County

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

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

Almost 100 kgs of suspected cocaine seized at Coutts border crossing

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

Vehicles set on fire in rimbey

Rimbey RCMP investigating arson to two separate vehicles