Collisions, impaired driving, vandalism, drinking party all part of week’s events

RCMP received a call of vandalism to a washroom at Fairway Estates in Sylvan Lake.

Saturday, November 23rd

10:52 a.m. – RCMP received a call of vandalism to a washroom at Fairway Estates in Sylvan Lake. Police were advised that holes had been punched in the walls with a pool cue causing extensive damage. The accused were caught on camera causing the damage. Two Sylvan Lake females, aged 16 and 17, are charged with mischief under $5,000.

11:37 p.m. – A 911 call was placed to RCMP of an underage drinking party at a residence on 49th Street in Sylvan Lake. Witnesses reported approximately 20 youths were partying at the residence and were intoxicated on the street. No further incidents were reported in relation to the incident as many of the youths had left the area. Police attended and spoke with the homeowners, advising them of the noise complaint and a warning was issued regarding underage drinking.

Sunday, November 24th

2:59 p.m. – A two vehicle collision on Highway 20 at 47th Avenue resulted in charges being laid against a Manitoba resident. A Dodge truck reportedly slid through a red light at the intersection and collided with a vehicle driven by a 44-year-old Red Deer male. Police attended and issued a fine to a 50-year-old Manitoba man for failing to obey a traffic control device. No injuries were reported.

Monday, November 25th

5:36 p.m. – RCMP officers attended a residence on 34th Street in Sylvan Lake to check on the welfare of an elderly male. A female friend contacted police after she was concerned her male friend was in medical distress. Constables attempted to contact the male through the door but when he was unable to physically open the door, they entered the residence and contacted an ambulance. He was transported to hospital for treatment.

Wednesday, November 27th

3:08 p.m. – Police attended a head-on collision at the intersection of Highway 20 and Highway 12. A 50-year-old Red Deer male was travelling southbound on Highway 20 when he attempted to turn left onto Highway 12. He was struck by a northbound vehicle driven by a 50-year-old female from Brazeau County. She and her husband sustained minor injuries. The Red Deer male driver is charged with turning left unsafely.

9:42 p.m. – A Sylvan Lake male is facing impaired driving charges following a tip to police from a local business. The male was refused service at a local liquor store after he was noted to be intoxicated. When he left the store, he was stopped by a community peace officer northbound on 60th Street. RCMP assisted and a roadside screening device was utilized. The male is charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over .08.

Thursday, November 28th

5:23 p.m. – A 911 hang up resulted in a charge being laid against a 23-year-old Sylvan Lake female. RCMP received the call from a residence on Perry Drive in Sylvan Lake. When they attended, they found the female impaired by alcohol and possibly drugs. The other resident in the home requested that the female be removed. The female was arrested for breach of peace and lodged in cells. She is also facing a charge of possession of cocaine after a bag of cocaine residue was discovered on her person.