Traffic violation results in impaired driving charges being laid

RCMP were called to the pier in Sylvan Lake after reports that a male appeared to be lying on the ice.

December 13

2:29 p.m. – RCMP were called to the pier in Sylvan Lake after reports that a male appeared to be lying on the ice. A male was located by police sitting on the ice with an auger. He advised police that he was drilling through the ice so that he could ice fish. The male was determined not to be in any danger.

10:49 p.m. – A 911 call was received by RCMP dispatch of an intoxicated male lying on the ground in the area of Beju Industrial Drive in Sylvan Lake. The 30-year-old male, a resident of Calgary, was located walking without shoes outside a hotel in the area. RCMP talked to hotel staff and the male was confirmed to have a room at the establishment. He was escorted to his room after it was determined that he did not require medical assistance.

December 14

1:55 a.m. – A domestic dispute at a residence on Old Boomer Road resulted in police attendance. A female contacted police advising that a woman appeared at her home and requested that police be called as she was assaulted by her boyfriend. RCMP questioned both parties and determined that a physical altercation took place resulting in injuries to a 23-year-old male. The 24-year-old female was not injured. Further investigation resulted in a charge of assault against the female. Alcohol was a factor in the incident.

9:52 a.m. – RCMP are investigating break-ins to vehicles in the condo parking lot at a complex on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. One vehicle was entered into with a garage door opener stolen. A cell phone was taken from another vehicle and a bicycle was also stolen.

10:46 p.m. – A 911 call regarding a break and enter suspect resulted in police arresting a 41-yearold male. The male was being subdued by residents in the area of Ralston Place after a homeowner witnessed the male breaking into his vehicle. A scuffle ensued between the parties until police arrived and took the suspect into custody. The male, a resident of Trochu, is facing charges including theft under $5,000.

11:30 p.m. – A checkstop being conducted by Sylvan Lake RCMP resulted in charges being laid against a motorist. A 26-year-old male was questioned after a strong smell of marijuana was detected in his vehicle. The male admitted to drug use and a search of the vehicle resulted in a quantity of marijuana being seized. The male was subsequently charged with possession of marijuana and having liquor within easy reach of the occupant. The male was also issued a 24-hour suspension. The vehicle was towed at the scene.

December 15

1:36 p.m. – A routine patrol by RCMP members resulted in impaired driving charges being laid against a Sylvan Lake resident. A vehicle driver was stopped for a traffic violation on 43rd Street at 47th Avenue in Sylvan Lake. The driver exhibited signs of impairment resulting in a roadside screening device being utilized. A 24-year-old male is charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over. 08.