Ponoka RCMP nab thieves in the act of breaking in

Ponoka RCMP charged two suspects actively breaking into a residence Thursday.

At 12:04 p.m., Ponoka RCMP responded a call of a residential break and enter in progress on 60 Avenue. When the RCMP arrived, they observed the suspect males actively breaking in, who then tried to flee from the house. The RCMP took both into custody without incident.

Kirk Arthur Clark, 34, is charged with break and enter with intent, possess break-in instruments, possession of stolen property, fail to comply with probation order and breach of a Recognizance.

Braden Earl MacDougall, 31 is charged with break and enter with intent and breach of a recognizance.

Both co-accused remain in custody and are remanded and were scheduled to appear in court Tuesday in the Provincial Court of Wetaskiwin.

The Ponoka RCMP wants to acknowledge the community members who look out for each other, and report suspicious activity.



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