Ponoka RCMP

Mayor Kevin Ferguson, right, presents Staff Sgt. Chris Smiley with a farewell gift on behalf of the town and council on Oct. 25. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka RCMP detachment commander moving on to provincial post

Will co-coordinate the Regional Police and Crisis Teams

 

(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

VIDEO: Car crash, shooting near Leland Hotel, Ponoka

The day after a shooting on a downtown street in Ponoka, signs…

 

Nanaimo RCMP say a firearm allegedly used in a shooting Monday, Aug. 2, has been found and a suspect charged with attempted murder remains in custody. 
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Baseball bat, machete-wielding suspects attempt to nab Ponoka dog

RCMP investigate armed robbery

  • Aug 4, 2022
Nanaimo RCMP say a firearm allegedly used in a shooting Monday, Aug. 2, has been found and a suspect charged with attempted murder remains in custody. 
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Ponoka RCMP arrest male for weapon offences

Ponoka RCMP have arrested and charged a male with weapons offences after…

  • Aug 4, 2022
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Ponoka RCMP’s calls for service up during 2022 Stampede, less prisoners in cells

2022 Ponoka Stampede brings fairly typical influx of calls

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(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
(Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Three assailants attack victims outside Ponoka home

Randy Kale Potts of Maskwacis arrested, RCMP seeking other suspects

  • May 25, 2022
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Central Alberta RCMP seize shotgun and drugs

Ponoka RCMP respond to a report of a suspicious person

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Nanaimo RCMP are investigating a reported assault Monday, Jan. 17, at a McDonald's in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)

Ponoka RCMP lay charges after serious assault

Four suspects charged in assault of 41-year-old female

  • Jan 21, 2022
Nanaimo RCMP are investigating a reported assault Monday, Jan. 17, at a McDonald's in Nanaimo. (News Bulletin file photo)
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Plane flips over at Ponoka Airport mid-take off

Incident comes after separate plane crash near Lacombe last weekend

  • Oct 15, 2021
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Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Ponoka hospital locks down due to alleged threatening phone call

RCMP believe there is no further threat to public safety

Two peace officer vehicles are seen in front of the Ponoka Hospital and Care Centre at about 3:30 p.m. March 17. By then, the lock down had ended. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
Ryan Jake Applegarth of Ponoka, 28, is scheduled to appear at Ponoka Provincial Court on March 12, 2021. (File photo)

Discussions about justice continue as Ponoka murder victim’s case proceeds

Reaction to comments Ponoka Staff Sgt. Chris Smiley made to town council last month

Ryan Jake Applegarth of Ponoka, 28, is scheduled to appear at Ponoka Provincial Court on March 12, 2021. (File photo)
Staff Sgt. Chris Smiley and Sgt. Erin St-Cyr. (Photo courtesy the Town of Ponoka)
Staff Sgt. Chris Smiley and Sgt. Erin St-Cyr. (Photo courtesy the Town of Ponoka)
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Ponoka RCMP receives new police puppy trainee

Detachment says goodbye to ‘Maja’ and welcomes ‘Neutron’

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The broken window at the Ponoka Shoppers was boarded up by noon on Jan. 13. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)

Thief smashes window to gain entry to Ponoka Shoppers

Ponoka, Maskwacis RCMP members responded

The broken window at the Ponoka Shoppers was boarded up by noon on Jan. 13. (Emily Jaycox/Ponoka News)
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Ponoka RCMP recover stolen property valued over $80,000

The Ponoka RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS), along with members from Ponoka…

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RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)

Ponoka RCMP arrest male for kidnapping

Dennis Tyler Rattlesnake, 35, is facing charges of unlawful confinement, aggravated assault

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Ryan Applegarth

Applegarth was out on bail when Ponoka woman killed

Ponoka male now facing first degree and second degree murder charges

Ryan Applegarth