Rollover - No injuries were reported in a single-vehicle rollover on Highway 592 about a kilometre east of Highway 781 Friday afternoon. Police say the driver hit a patch of slush and lost control of the vehicle before it rolled.

Busy Valentine’s Day for local RCMP detachment

A 911 call was placed from a residence on Westview Drive in Sylvan Lake as a result of a domestic dispute.

February 14

12:15 a.m. – A 911 call was placed from a residence on Westview Drive in Sylvan Lake as a result of a domestic dispute. A male advised that he was involved in an escalating verbal argument with his ex-common-law spouse which required police attendance. RCMP arrived on scene and questioned both parties. Alcohol was a factor. A 51-year-old female was removed from the residence and lodged in cells until sober.

1:25 a.m. – RCMP received a 911 call from an intoxicated male who was talking incoherently. A second call was placed to police by the same male who advised that he required an ambulance. The calls were traced back to a motel on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. A 53-year-old male from Bowden was arrested for public intoxication. He was also found to have outstanding warrants. An ambulance attended the detachment to check on the male, who remained in cells until sober.

4:06 p.m. – A single vehicle rollover resulted in RCMP attendance. A truck rolled in the ditch just south of the intersection of Range Road 13 and Township Road 372. There were two males and one female in the vehicle. Open liquor was found inside the vehicle and the 21-year-old male driver was fined for transporting liquor in an open container.

4:15 p.m. – RCMP are investigating a theft at the Walmart in Sylvan Lake. A female was witnessed stealing a basket full of product and attempting to run out of the store. A female employee ran after the suspect and grabbed the basket at which time the suspect bit the employee and fled the store, leaving in a dark coloured Jeep with another female.

6:39 p.m. – A two-vehicle collision on Highway 20 south of 47th Avenue in Red Deer County resulted in injuries to one of the drivers. A 35-year-old female was southbound in a van on Highway 20 when she stopped to turn left into her driveway, at which time a truck driven by a 44-year-old female rear-ended the van causing extensive damage. RCMP attended the scene and charged the driver of the truck with following too closely. The driver of the van sustained a broken nose as a result of the collision.

11:05 p.m. – RCMP attended the intersection of Highway 11 at Highway 20 after a report of an intoxicated male standing in the middle of the road north of the intersection. When police arrived, two males were standing next to a vehicle on the side of the road and both were found to be intoxicated. A 25-year-old Red Deer male was arrested on outstanding warrants and a 28-year-old Red Deer male was charged with failing to comply with a probation order.

February 16

11:41 a.m. – RCMP attended a domestic dispute at a residence in Eckville. Police were called to a residence on 54 Avenue in Eckville where a 17-year-old female advised officers that she and her friend had been physically assaulted by her common-law spouse who had left the residence with their two year old child. The male was arrested without incident and is facing two counts of assault.

February 17

6:06 a.m. – A domestic dispute on Old Boomer Road resulted in RCMP attendance. A 911 call was received by a female advising that a female was being assaulted by her boyfriend at the residence. Police questioned both parties and arrested a 29-year-old Sylvan Lake male. He is charged with assault. A three-year-old child in the residence at the time of the incident was not injured.

February 19

3:56 p.m. – A 30-year-old Sylvan Lake male is facing a charge of assault in relation to a domestic dispute. RCMP attended a residence on Willow Springs Crescent in Sylvan Lake where a verbal argument became physical. The male admitted to pushing his 32-year-old spouse into a wall. The female was not seriously injured.

February 20

9:32 a.m. – The theft of a vehicle is being investigated by RCMP. A white Ford truck was stolen from outside a residence in Benalto. The complainant reported that his company vehicle was parked on Meadow Drive and contained some tools as well as his wallet. The vehicle was later located by Olds RCMP however the tools and his wallet were not recovered.


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