Fights broken up, charges laid

A male is facing a charge of failing to comply with conditions of his undertaking after his vehicle was pulled over

Sunday, August 26th

4:30 p.m. – A male is facing a charge of failing to comply with conditions of his undertaking after his vehicle was pulled over following an illegal u-turn on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. He was found to have an outstanding warrant and was arrested at the scene. A 24 hour suspension was also issued after officers detected the odour of liquor on his breath and a breathalyzer test was conducted.

Monday, August 27th

2:59 a.m. – RCMP have charged a male with obstructing a peace officer in connection with an incident at Sylvan Lake detachment. A cab driver dropped off an intoxicated male at the detachment as the male could not provide an address and was incoherent. While the male was being taken to the cells, he started to fight with police. He was arrested, charged and kept in cells until sober.

Tuesday, August 28th

10:20 p.m. – A female is facing an assault charge as a result of a fight at the Open Range Saloon in Sylvan Lake. Staff contacted RCMP after an intoxicated female started a fight with employees and her spouse at the bar. The dispute moved outside to the parking lot where police arrested the female. Another female was also arrested after it was discovered that she was breaching a no-alcohol condition of a recognizance.

10:30 p.m. – RCMP are investigating a break and enter at a residence in Bentley. An elderly woman was sleeping when she was awakened by a noise at her patio door. She saw a person stick their head inside the door. When she screamed the culprit fled. Fortunately, no one was injured and nothing was stolen.

Wednesday, August 29th

1:30 a.m. – A 911 call from Rainbow Park in Sylvan Lake resulted in charges being laid against two males. A caller advised police that two males were fighting in an apartment in Fairway Estates. Police broke up the fight and arrested both males, charging them with fighting in public. Neither male wanted charges laid against the other as they advised police they were friends and had a disagreement.

2:58 a.m. – Tickets were issued against the female owner of a vehicle after a report of a vehicle travelling at a high rate of speed on Highway 11 at Highway 781 and colliding with the marked posts at the intersection. Parts of the vehicle were strewn all over the highway and the driver had left the vehicle before members arrived. The owner was later contacted and charged.

Thursday, August 30th

10:24 a.m. – RCMP received a report of damage to a grave at Lakeview Cemetary in Sylvan Lake. The cemetery shed was broken into overnight and tools scattered around the property. A grave site and possibly some of its contents are believed to have been disturbed. The incident remains under investigation.

10:16 p.m. – A male and female are facing charges in relation to a vehicle check by RCMP during a routine patrol. A vehicle was noted parked on Grand Avenue in Norglenwold with two persons inside and a strong odour of marijuana. When questioned, the parties admitted to smoking and possessing marijuana. Under 30 grams of marijuana were seized from the vehicle and the two occupants were arrested and charged with possession.

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