Driving related incidents resulted in charges against several people

RCMP were called to a disturbance on Falcon Close in Sylvan Lake. Witnesses advised that kids were yelling and running in the alley.

Saturday, January 11th

12:16 a.m. – RCMP were called to a disturbance on Falcon Close in Sylvan Lake. Witnesses advised that kids were yelling and running in the alley. A party was being held in the garage of a residence at the time and the property owner was advised of the noise complaint. It was confirmed that the youths were not involved in an altercation and were in the process of returning home.

5:26 a.m. – A 21-year-old Sylvan Lake male is facing a fine as a result of a single vehicle collision at Highway 11 and Range Road 15. A taxi driver reported that a truck was heavily damaged and sitting in a snowbank at the intersection with the male driver still inside the vehicle. Police attended and the male was found to be uninjured. There was no sign of intoxication however it was determined that the male was unable to complete the turn onto Range Road 15 due to speed. He was fined with driving at an unreasonable speed.

Wednesday, January 15th

12:28 a.m. – The owner of a vehicle on 47th Street in Sylvan Lake contacted RCMP after he witnessed a female trying to access his vehicle. The female was underdressed for winter conditions and appeared to be under the influence of a substance as she walked up and down the street trying to stay warm. The 27-year-old female was found by police at a nearby residence and she was determined to be intoxicated. Occupants of the residence advised that they knew the woman and would ensure her safety for the evening.

9:58 p.m. – RCMP received a complaint of a possible impaired driver on Highway 11 west of Eckville heading towards Sylvan Lake. As a result of the tip, police stopped the vehicle at the Highway 11 and 60th Street intersection. The driver was questioned and was found to be in possession of crystal meth and various drug paraphernalia. The male was on conditions not to possess illegal drugs. A 52-year-old male from Rocky Mountain House is now facing charges of possession for the purpose of trafficking; possession of property obtained by crime under $5,000; failing to comply with an undertaking; driving an uninsured motor vehicle and other Traffic Safety Act violations.

Thursday, January 16th

9:46 a.m. – RCMP attended a location on Highway 11 at Range Road 10 after a report of four vehicles in the ditch. A constable attended to a driver whose truck was stuck in the ditch. The 34 year old male out of Edmonton advised that he was waiting for a tow truck. Upon further investigation, the member determined that the male was a suspended driver. As a result, the male was fined for driving while unauthorized and his vehicle was seized for thirty days.