Ponoka RCMP investigate hit and run, seize significant amount of drugs and loaded handgun

Ponoka, Alberta – On Nov. 30, 2022, at 2:03 p.m., Ponoka RCMP responded to a report of a hit and run collision within Ponoka involving an SUV. Twenty minutes later, RCMP received an additional report of a hit and run collision involving what is believed to be the same suspect vehicle. Witnesses report that two suspects fled the location of the collision on foot. RCMP located the damaged SUV, a 2015 Jeep Cherokee, at the scene.

Guns and Drugs - File Photo
Guns and Drugs – File Photo

A search of the vehicle revealed a significant amount of suspected methamphetamine and cocaine. Police also located and seized a loaded .22 calibre handgun and ammunition.

Ponoka RCMP continue to investigate this incident with the help of the Ponoka RCMP General Investigative Section, RCMP Traffic Services, and the Alberta Sheriff’s.

If you have any information about this incident or those responsible, please contact the Ponoka RCMP Detachment at 403-783-4471. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.

Ponoka RCMP

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