Domestic assault in Bentley results in charges being laid

A 36-year-old Sylvan Lake female is facing charges of impaired driving.

November 15

3:00 a.m. – A 36-year-old Sylvan Lake female is facing charges of impaired driving. A RCMP member on patrol observed a vehicle almost go through a stop sign on 50A Avenue at 51 Street in Sylvan Lake. A traffic stop was conducted and the female driver exhibited signs of intoxication. She admitted to consuming alcohol and a roadside screening device was utilized. She was arrested at the scene and her vehicle was towed. She is charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over .08.

6:42 a.m. – A three-vehicle collision on 50th Avenue at 38th Street in Sylvan Lake resulted in police attendance. Two of the vehicles involved were not drivable but fortunately there were no injuries involved. One of the vehicles was blocking traffic. It was determined that one of the drivers was following too closely to the vehicle ahead causing a chain reaction when the first driver was forced to brake. A fine was laid against an 18-year-old Sylvan Lake male for operating a motor vehicle without valid registration.

1:24 p.m. – RCMP attended a domestic assault in Bentley after a complaint was received by dispatch. A complainant advised that her friend was being assaulted by her ex-spouse, which included threats to her life. A 29-year-old Bentley male was located and arrested at his ex-spouse’s residence. He was on conditions not to have contact with his former spouse and not to be in the community of Bentley as well as having various alcohol-related conditions. He has been formally charged with assault; three counts of failing to comply for conditions of a recognizance; and two counts of failing to comply with a probation order.

November 16

12:24 a.m. – RCMP were called to a domestic dispute at a residence on Rafferty Court in Sylvan Lake. A complainant advised that a male was yelling and children were crying, with one child standing outside in bare feet. Police investigated and determined that a verbal argument ensued between a 31-year-old male and his 36-year-old girlfriend, but nothing physical had occurred to warrant charges. A male roommate inside the home had a minor physical altercation with the 31-year-old male however it was determined to be a consensual altercation. No charges were laid, but Child and Family Services was notified as per procedure.

2:28 a.m. – A 911 call was received by dispatch from a male advising that his girlfriend had been possibly drugged and called him to advise that she was lost somewhere in Sylvan Lake. The 23-year-old female was located near the Best Western Hotel and was determined by EMS to be extremely intoxicated and not exhibiting signs of being drugged. She was transported to hospital as a precaution.

2:30 a.m. – A 26-year-old male from Olds, Alberta is facing charges in relation to a vehicle stop on 49th Street at Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. A RCMP officer observed a truck leave the parking lot of a bar on Lakeshore Drive and travel the wrong way on a one way street. The vehicle was stopped and a roadside screening device was utilized on the driver. The male was charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over .08.