Icy road conditions cause injury collision at intersection

RCMP received a 911 call from a female advising that her spouse was having a breakdown and destroying their residence

January 3

7:30 p.m.- RCMP received a 911 call from a female advising that her spouse was having a breakdown and destroying their residence, located on Fenwood Close in Sylvan Lake. The complainant told police that he had left the residence in a vehicle. Officers arrived at the house to find significant damage. The accused attended the detachment a short time later and was arrested. A 39-year-old male is charged with mischief under $5000.

January 3

7:33 p.m. – A residential break in was reported to Sylvan Lake RCMP at a residence on Township Road 370 in Red Deer County. The owners came home to find the back door of their home broken open. Several items inside the residence were stolen.

January 5

1:43 p.m. – RCMP received a call from Walmart security in Sylvan Lake of a suspicious male. The suspect was located in a vehicle by police a short time later. A 26-year-old Red Deer male was found to have a warrant for his arrest for breaching parole. He was transported to Red Deer Remand Centre. A 29-year-old  Red Deer male was charged with failing to comply with conditions of a recognizance.

January 6

9:01 a.m. – A two vehicle collision on Reynolds Road at Ryders Ridge Boulevard in Sylvan Lake resulted in police, fire and EMS attendance. An elderly female was extracted from a vehicle which was hit by another vehicle at the intersection. The male driver of a Chevy Avalanche slid on ice through a stop sign colliding with a Chevy Equinox, causing the female to sustain non-life threatening injuries. The vehicles were towed at the scene.

January 8

7:41 a.m. – RCMP are investigating a break and enter into a business on Range Road 23 in Lacombe County. Three side-by-side vehicles were stolen from inside a locked shop owned by Husky Energy Limited. The suspect or suspects gained entry through the main gate and forced open the main door. The stolen vehicles were located a short time later at the end of Range Road 23 without any damage.

January 9

5:20 p.m. – A two vehicle collision on 47th Avenue in Sylvan Lake resulted in impaired driving charges being laid against a 48-year-old male. A male driver reported to police that he was turning southbound from 47th Avenue into the Shoppers Drug Mart parking lot when the male driver of a truck heading eastbound turned into the intersection resulting in a collision. The driver of the truck was believed to be under the influence of alcohol so RCMP were contacted. A subsequent investigation led to the arrest of a 48-year-old male of Salmon Arm, B.C. The male is charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over 08.


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