Charged following Old Boomer road rage incident

RCMP attended a bush party in Bentley after receiving complaints of a lot of vehicles travelling at high speeds up and down

  • Aug. 30, 2012 8:00 p.m.

Saturday, August 18th

12:08 a.m. – RCMP attended a bush party in Bentley after receiving complaints of a lot of vehicles travelling at high speeds up and down Highway 12 heading towards a range road near the highway. Police shut down the party with several people checked at the scene. A fire was extinguished and all alcohol was seized and dumped at the location.

4:16 a.m. – Police were called to Lakeway Boulevard after reports of a highly intoxicated naked male passed out outside a residence. When members arrived, the male was also vomiting and was checked by EMS before being placed in RCMP cells until sober.

Sunday, August 19th

1:25 a.m. – A male driver received a 24 hour suspension with his vehicle seized for 72 hours in relation to a traffic stop on Herder Drive in Sylvan Lake. RCMP pulled over the driver while he was exiting a liquor store parking lot. The driver, along with another male passenger and two female passengers, were all found to be intoxicated. The driver is also facing charges of driving an uninsured motor vehicle and driving a vehicle with an expired plate.

2:50 a.m. – A female is facing two charges of impaired driving after police pulled over a vehicle on Herder Drive in Sylvan Lake. The driver failed to partially stop before entering an intersection and made a wide right hand turn over the centre line, crossing into the police vehicle’s driving lane. The female was found to be heavily intoxicated and was arrested at the scene.

4:14 a.m. – RCMP attended a noise complaint on Woodland Crescent after complaints of a large group of people in a back yard yelling and shooting off fireworks. The residents were advised that shooting off fireworks was not allowed on private property within the town. The party was quickly shut down.

Tuesday, August 21st

10:34 p.m. – A 911 call of an erratic driver on Regatta Way in Sylvan Lake resulted in two charges laid against the male driver. Police received a report of a car all over the road travelling at inconsistent speeds. Members pulled over the vehicle after they also witnessed the driver cross over a centre line. The driver is charged with impaired driving and failing to provide a breath sample.

Thursday, August 23rd

9:43 p.m. – A Sylvan Lake man is facing charges in connection with a road rage incident on Old Boomer Road. Witnesses reported to police that a male in a truck illegally passed another truck, then slammed on the brakes in front of the second truck, causing the 16 year old male driver to rear end his vehicle. Following the collision, the accused then exited his vehicle and attempted to fight with the 16 year old driver. Fortunately, there was no altercation at the scene and witnesses immediately reported the incident to RCMP.