Domestic disputes resulted in charges; impaired drivers caught

A male is facing an impaired driving charge after a complaint of a group of intoxicated people leaving the Cities Gastro Pub

Saturday, Nov. 17th

12:06 a.m. – A male is facing an impaired driving charge after a complaint of a group of intoxicated people leaving the Cities Gastro Pub in Sylvan Lake. The group discarded empty liquor containers in the parking lot prior to leaving the establishment and were stopped a short time later by police on 50th Street. The male driver failed a breathalyzer test resulting in charges.

6:00 a.m. – RCMP and fire crews were called to a building on fire on Range Road 35 in the Eckville area. The building was situated in an abandoned farm yard. There were no injuries reported. An arson investigation is currently underway.

8:27 a.m. – A male is facing a charge after complaints of a loud party on 38th Street in Sylvan Lake. A report was made to police that a party was out of control with loud music, a lot of vehicles in and out of the area, and people throwing bottles onto the street. The party was shut down and the resident charged with permitting noise under a municipal bylaw.

Monday. Nov. 19th

1:35 a.m. – A 911 call from a residence on 48th Street in Sylvan Lake resulted in a female being charged with assault in relation to a domestic dispute. A knife was involved in the dispute with the male receiving minor cuts to his neck and chest area as well as bruising as a result of a scuffle between both parties. The female also received a cut on her arm.

1:45 p.m. – RCMP are investigating a case of vandalism at Front Line Worship Centre on 50th Avenue in Sylvan Lake. A profanity was spray painted across the exterior side wall of the building. No other part of the structure was damaged.

8:06 p.m. – Police were called to a residence on Rozier Close in Sylvan Lake in relation to a domestic dispute. An intoxicated male wouldn’t leave the residence and was not willing to take a cab so the female contacted police to have him removed. The male was arrested without incident and is charged with breach of an undertaking.

Friday, Nov. 23rd

5:10 p.m. – A male is facing several charges in relation to an impaired driving complaint on Highway 11 near Sylvan Lake. A 911 call was placed regarding a truck travelling at very high speeds, passing other vehicles erratically, and then performing a dead stop on Highway 11, almost causing a multi-car pile-up during rush hour. The male exited the vehicle and began yelling at a female motorist behind him. He then got back into the vehicle and continued travelling to Sylvan Lake where he was stopped by RCMP. An altercation took place as a result of the traffic stop when the male attempted to flee in his vehicle. He is now facing charges of impaired driving; dangerous operation of a motor vehicle; refusal to provide a breath sample; and obstructing a peace officer.

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