RCMP Notes: Special to Sylvan Lake News
Saturday, Jan. 5th
2:53 a.m. – A male is facing charges of impaired driving and possession for the purpose of trafficking after he was stopped by RCMP at the Scotiabank in Sylvan Lake. The member noticed a vehicle travelling in the wrong direction through the bank drivethru window. The driver was found to be impaired and eight small bags of cocaine were also seized.
2:56 a.m. – RCMP are investigating a stolen vehicle incident on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. A complainant called dispatch to report that two females ran out of Chief ’s Pub and Eatery and stole another patron’s vehicle heading eastbound from the area. Patrols were made but the vehicle was not located.
Sunday, Jan. 6th
2:00 a.m. – Fire crews and police attended a structure fire at a rural property in Red Deer County. The property owner told police that he and his friends had just exited a woodworking shop and looked back to find the shed in flames. The shed, which contained a wood burning stove, was completely engulfed by the time crews arrived. The fire is not believed to be suspicious in nature.
6:19 p.m. – RCMP are investigating a theft at Sylvan Lake Canadian Tire. Witnesses reported seeing a female walk out of the store with an RCA TV. Her direction and mode of travel were not known. The female is described as aboriginal, in her thirties, approximately 5’6, 185 pounds with brown curly hair in a bun, wearing pink clothing. Anyone with information on this female is asked to contact Sylvan Lake RCMP.