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Charges laid in four different domestic assault incidents

RCMP attended a property on Township Road 374 in Eckville after a piece of equipment was found burning.

Sunday, October 6th

9:47 a.m. – RCMP attended a property on Township Road 374 in Eckville after a piece of equipment was found burning. A John Deere Excavator, worth approximately $100,000, was burned and power lines in the area sustained soot damage as a result of the fire. The cause is being investigated but is not believed to be suspicious as the unit recently underwent electrical repairs.

10:26 a.m. – Property damage was reported at Four Seasons Park washroom area in Sylvan Lake. A witness advised that gates were taken off their hinges and holes were made in bathroom walls. Members did not locate any persons involved in the damage but a request for increased security has been forwarded to appropriate town authorities.

1:05 p.m. – RCMP were called to a domestic dispute on Perry Drive in Sylvan Lake. A 29-year-old Sylvan Lake male attended the residence to pick up a child as part of a shared custody agreement with the 23-year-old mother. The male became violent with the female throwing a plate in her face, picking her up by the neck and throwing her to the ground. The baby was not injured in the assault as the child was placed in a room for safety by a relative in the residence. A Sylvan Lake male is facing charges of assault and uttering threats.

Tuesday, October 8th

6:51 p.m. – A 911 call was placed to dispatch in relation to a domestic assault on Hinshaw Drive in Sylvan Lake. A 21-year-old female called from a neighbour’s residence to report that her boyfriend tripped her, was screaming at her in front of their one year old child and had physically threatened her. A 29-year-old Sylvan Lake male was taken into custody without incident and is facing charges of assault and uttering threats.

Wednesday, October 9th

11:20 a.m. – A serious case of vandalism to a vehicle on Rozier Close in Sylvan Lake was reported. The female owner contacted police after she discovered that paint was poured all over her truck including the windshield, hood, and vents. She also reported that someone had killed some of her grass with a caustic substance, with the remainder of the substance used on the siding of the house. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sylvan Lake RCMP.

Friday, October 11th

3:44 p.m. – A male is charged in connection with a domestic assault on Westwood Court in Sylvan Lake. A 22-year-old female called dispatch advising that her boyfriend kicked open the front door of their residence and grabbed her by the hair pulling her out of the house. A verbal argument had ensued prior to the assault and the female locked the residence to avoid the male. A 38-year-old Sylvan Lake male is charged with assault.

Sunday, October 13th

1:44 p.m. – RCMP arrested a 25-year-old Sylvan Lake male and charged him in relation to a theft at Last Chance Liquor store in Sylvan Lake. Police received a complaint of a disoriented male wandering into traffic by Fas Gas on Hinshaw Drive. RCMP located the male passed out on the lawn of Fas Gas and discovered that he had a liquor bottle in his possession which turned out to be stolen property from the Last Chance Liquor store. The male was lodged in cells until sober and is charged with theft and failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking.

5:44 p.m. – A 16-year-old male was rushed to hospital with serious injuries after a quad rollover on Township Road 374. The youth was found pinned under the ATV with blood coming from his right ear. He was also reported to be drifting in and out of consciousness. He was attended to by EMS at the scene and transported to hospital where he eventually recovered from his injuries. The male was alone on the vehicle and was not wearing a helmet at the time of the incident.

10:26 p.m. – A domestic incident at a residence on 47th Avenue has resulted in a charge against a female resident of Sylvan Lake. A male called in a report of a female abusing her ex-husband including throwing him in the bathtub. A 37-year-old female is charged with assault. Alcohol was a factor in the incident.

Monday, October 14th

9:27 a.m. – RCMP are investigating two separate incidents of stolen trucks in Sylvan Lake. A 2012 Dodge truck was stolen from outside a residence on Fern Glade Crescent. Another truck, a Ford F250, was stolen from outside another residence on the same crescent. In both cases, the vehicles were unlocked with keys left in the console. RCMP are urging residents not to leave their vehicles unlocked and not to leave keys or valuables inside vehicles.

Thursday, October 17th

4:24 a.m. – Two separate reports of a suspicious male in the Ryders Ridge area resulted in RCMP conducting extensive patrols. A 911 call was placed after a male was chased from a residence on Ryders Ridge Boulevard. He was believed to be intoxicated and may have gained access to the home through the garage door. He was last seen heading northbound on Ryders Ridge Boulevard. A second call was received of a male of similar description running into another house on Radcliff Way and coming back out again. The male was described as native, approximately 5 feet 10 inches with no shirt or shoes and wearing black pants. He was also described as having a visible scar on his abdomen. RCMP called the Police Dog Services unit however they were unable to locate the male.