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Domestic disputes, vandalism keep RCMP busy

RCMP attended a residence on Lodge Place in Sylvan Lake after a complaint was received of a loud party.

September 13

3:13 a.m. - RCMP attended a residence on Lodge Place in Sylvan Lake after a complaint was received of a loud party. The complainant advised that people were screaming and playing loud music in the backyard. Police issued the property owner a $250 fine as it was determined to be a repeat occurrence.

5:10 a.m. - A 911 call was received from staff at McDonalds in Sylvan Lake as a result of a male causing a disturbance at that location. The male was reported to be in his late teens or early twenties and was refusing to leave when asked by staff to exit the restaurant. The male left on foot without further incident prior to RCMP arriving on scene.

8:41 p.m. - RCMP are investigating a break and enter at a summer cabin in the Sunbreaker Cove area. The deadbolt and frame on the cabin’s door were pried open and entry was gained. Various items were stolen from inside the cabin.

September 14

12:17 a.m. - Police responded to a 911 call at a residence on Westwood Court in Sylvan Lake. A young male called dispatch asking for assistance. A 33-year-old female answered the door advising that an argument took place between her and her spouse with the 34-year-old male leaving the residence. The matter remains under investigation.

3:28 a.m. - A traffic stop for speeding has resulted in charges being laid against a 28-year-old Red Deer male. The male was stopped by RCMP for traveling 144 km/hr in a 100 km/hr zone northbound on Highway 20. The male was observed to be impaired and admitted to consuming alcohol. He was also found to have an outstanding warrant out of Red Deer City for driving while unauthorized. The male was transported to cells where he was formally charged with impaired driving; having a blood alcohol level over .08; driving while disqualified; and unauthorized possession of a prohibited weapon.

6:10 a.m. - RCMP were called to Jarvis Bay Drive after reports of three males in a stranded vehicle. The males apparently offered a passerby some money to assist them in moving the car which had become stuck. The vehicle, which was found to be a heavy rear wheel car with bald tires, had slowly slid into the ditch. The driver was advised to make arrangements to have the vehicle towed. Alcohol was not a factor in the incident.

11:35 p.m. - Police attended Fox Run School after a 911 call was received of a group of male youths setting off fires inside a garbage can on the school grounds. The witness reported seeing minor explosions. The fire department was also called to the scene. Aerosol cans and butane canisters were found at the site of the fire. The youths had fled the area prior to the arrival of police and fire units.

September 15

11:08 p.m. - A 34-year-old Eckville resident is facing charges in relation to a domestic dispute at a residence on 53rd Avenue in Eckville. A female contacted police to report that her 28-year-old daughter had been assaulted by her boyfriend when she had attempted to leave the residence. The life of the victim’s dog was also threatened. The female managed to flee the residence with minor injuries. The dog was recovered unharmed. The male is facing charges of assault; uttering threats to animals; and unsafe storage of firearms.

September 18

2:56 p.m. - A report of vandalism at CP Blakely School in Sylvan Lake during the evening hours is being investigated by RCMP. Two windows were broken at the school and a keypad was damaged. Youths on skateboards were observed in the area at the time of the incident.

September 19

7:06 p.m. - RCMP were contacted in relation to a domestic dispute on 45th Avenue in Sylvan Lake. A witness reported that he was concerned that a male and female were involved in an altercation inside a vehicle. The vehicle was located a short time later by police on Highway 20 south of 47th Avenue. The occupants admitted to having a verbal argument but there was no indication of any physical violence.