Cattle liner rolled onto side; driver, cattle uninjured

RCMP attended Plaza Liquor Store on 50A Street in Sylvan Lake after a dispatch of an alarm.

Tuesday, December 17th

3:57 a.m. – RCMP attended Plaza Liquor Store on 50A Street in Sylvan Lake after a dispatch of an alarm. When members arrived, they located a broken window on the north end of the store. Some wine bottles were stolen. An investigation is currently underway.

Wednesday, December 18th

4:58 a.m. – A single vehicle collision resulted in RCMP attending a cattle liner in the ditch on Range Road 30 in Red Deer County. The semi was transporting cattle at the time of the collision and rolled onto its side. The driver of the vehicle was not injured and the cattle were unloaded from the vehicle without incident. Fire and EMS crews assisted as a precaution.

9:25 a.m. – RCMP received a call of a break and enter at a business on 50th Avenue in Bentley. Entry was gained through the back door and an undisclosed amount of money was stolen. Phone and internet lines were also cut. An investigation is continuing.

Friday, December 20th

1:56 a.m. – A 911 call was placed to police after an intoxicated male was involved in an altercation at a residence in Benalto. The male was subdued by other males until arrival of the RCMP. During his arrest by RCMP members the male was involved in another altercation. A 33 year old male from Benalto is charged with assaulting a peace officer.

10:23 p.m. – A 911 call was received of a single vehicle collision on 60th Street just north of Highway 11. Several witnesses reported seeing a truck swerving all over the road and ending up in the ditch on 60th Street in Sylvan Lake. Police arrived on scene and noted the male driver was intoxicated. The driver, a 55-year-old Sylvan Lake male, was arrested at the scene and is charged with impaired driving and driving while over .08.

Sunday, December 22nd

9:55 a.m. – A structure fire in Lacombe County resulted in attendance by RCMP and fire crews. Units were called to the residence in Sunbreaker Cove after a fire started in the chimney. The fire did not spread to the structure of the home and no one was injured. A buildup of creosote is believed to be a factor in the blaze.

Monday, December 23rd

5:42 p.m. – A driving complaint resulted in several charges laid against a 43-year-old Sylvan Lake male. A witness called dispatch advising that a male was driving erratically in the Sobey’s parking lot in Sylvan Lake and then entered the store. RCMP observed the male attempting to drive his vehicle after exiting the store. His vehicle was stopped in the parking lot and he exhibited signs of intoxication. He was also discovered to be under a criminal driving suspension. Marijuana was also located in his vehicle. A screening device was utilized and the male was charged with impaired driving; having a blood alcohol level over .08; driving while prohibited; and possession of marijuana.