Children returning home appear to have disturbed robber

RCMP were called to a residence on Hinshaw Drive at Herder Drive in Sylvan Lake after a report of property damage at the location.

Saturday, September 28th

2:53 a.m. – RCMP were called to a residence on Hinshaw Drive at Herder Drive in Sylvan Lake after a report of property damage at the location. The homeowner advised that an unknown person or persons tried to throw a bench through a window of the residence smashing the glass. Anyone with information on this incident is asked to contact Sylvan Lake RCMP.

10:30 a.m. – An investigation is underway into a collision involving a vehicle and a fence on Heenan Crescent in Sylvan Lake. Witnesses reported seeing a car driven by a young female run into a fence on the homeowner’s property. There were no injuries and alcohol is not believed to be a factor, however, charges may be pending in relation to the matter.

9:11 p.m. – An off duty police officer called in a disturbance at Bamboo Hut restaurant in Sylvan Lake. RCMP attended and discovered that three of a group of four intoxicated males had skipped out on the bill leaving one male behind at the restaurant. When officers questioned the male about the bill he became belligerent and was subsequently arrested and transported to cells for creating a public disturbance. During the arrest, a small quantity of drugs was located on the male and seized. A 26-year-old Sylvan Lake male is now facing charges of disturbing the peace and possession of a controlled substance.

Wednesday, October 2nd

6:30 a.m. – RCMP were called to a home on 44th Street in Sylvan Lake after a report of vandalism to a vehicle parked outside the residence. The 34-year-old owner of the vehicle reported that the windows and tail lights on her vehicle were smashed out and the rear bumper was dented in on both sides. RCMP are investigating whether the incident may be connected to a previous break and enter at a residence on the same street where the windows were also smashed out.

Thursday, October 3rd

9:09 a.m. – An investigation is underway into the theft of a truck in Eckville. A Dodge Ram was stolen from outside a residence on 56th Avenue in Eckville. The incident took place overnight and the owner advised that he did not witness anything unusual prior to the theft.

Friday, October 4th

4:39 p.m. – A break and enter at a residence on Lucky Place in Sylvan Lake has resulted in an investigation. RCMP were called to the home after children returned home and heard a loud bang upstairs. They searched the residence to find the back door half open and the upstairs bedrooms rummaged through with items thrown on the floor. No items appear to have been stolen. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sylvan Lake RCMP.