Ponoka RCMP received a tip on the possible location of nearly $50,000 of stolen property on a rural property west of Ponoka on June 11.
Ponoka RCMP attended the property and were able to see a stolen utility wagon from the road. RCMP approached the residence and immediately arrested a man for possession of stolen property.
A search warrant was executed June 12 on the rural property where the following stolen items were recovered:
• 4×6 utility wagon
• 2016 Kawasaki motorbike with trailer
• Portable gas generators (x2)
• 2008 Ford F350 truck
• 1999 Mustang goose neck trailer
• 2011 Blazer ORBL enclosed trailer
• 2006 Suzuki ATV
• John Deere ride on mower
• Various tools and jerry cans
Michael Richter, 42, of Ponoka County, is charged with five counts of possession of stolen property exceeding $5,000.
Richter has been released on conditions and will make his first court appearance at Ponoka Provincial Court on July 2.