Altercation sparked by verbal dispute over Super Bowl

A 911 call was received by RCMP dispatch from a residence on Wildrose Drive in Sylvan Lake.

January 31

6:37 a.m. – A 911 call was received by RCMP dispatch from a residence on Wildrose Drive in Sylvan Lake. The caller advised that a male was intoxicated and that he needed to be removed from the home. Based on the investigation conducted by the responding members, the male was arrested without incident and several stolen items were recovered on his person. The confiscated property was confirmed by police to be stolen from a vehicle parked on Old Boomer Road. A 21-year-old Sylvan Lake male is charged with three counts of possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000 and failing to comply with a probation order.

7:02 p.m. – A family dispute at a residence in Eckville resulted in charges being laid against a 25-year-old female. A male contacted police and advised that his ex-common-law spouse was trying to break into his residence by kicking the front door and attempting to damage the lock. He also advised police that the female stole an item from him. Further investigation resulted in the female being charged with mischief under $5,000 and theft under $5,000.

February 1

8:15 p.m. – RCMP responded to a fight in progress at the Boston Pizza in Sylvan Lake. A witness reported that a group of males were involved in an altercation at the restaurant bar which was sparked by a verbal dispute over a Super Bowl game. Police questioned two males who remained in the bar and had sustained non-life threatening injuries. The males were intoxicated and sent home. An investigation into the matter is continuing.

February 5

11:26 p.m. – A collision on 46th Street in Sylvan Lake resulted in a charge against a Sylvan Lake female. A complainant advises that she attempted to avoid a head-on collision with another vehicle crossing over into her lane. RCMP attended and questioned the driver of the suspect vehicle who exhibited signs of impairment. The female did not provide a proper breath sample and was subsequently charged with failing to provide a breath sample under the Criminal Code.

February 6

8:14 a.m. – A 24-year-old female is facing charges in relation to an impaired driving incident. RCMP stopped a vehicle on 50th Street at Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. A screening device was utilized and the female was charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over .08.

2:53 p.m. – RCMP attended the Walmart in Sylvan Lake after a report of a suspicious female in the electronics department of the store. Staff reported that the female appeared to be under the influence of a substance as she loaded her cart with several items. The female later left the cart at the front of the store and was observed by police wandering the parking lot. She was questioned by police and arrested for outstanding warrants. Several small stolen items were also located on her person. A 30-year-old Red Deer female is facing charges of obstructing a peace officer and shoplifting under $5,000.


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