Impaired driving charge following early morning crash on 50th Street

A Red Deer female was issued a fine after a driving complaint was called to RCMP dispatch.

Saturday, November 9th

12:45 a.m. – A Red Deer female was issued a fine after a driving complaint was called to RCMP dispatch. The witness reported following a vehicle whose driver was all over the road, running red lights and stop signs in Sylvan Lake. The female driver was also seen driving on the wrong side of the road from Westview Drive toward Lakeway Boulevard. The vehicle was stopped by police near the Winks store on Lakeway Boulevard. The 25-year-old female driver was determined not to be intoxicated; however she was issued a $402 fine for driving carelessly.

6:42 a.m. – A 911 call was placed to dispatch after a two vehicle collision on 50th Street at Memorial Trail in Sylvan Lake. A black car reportedly ran a stop sign at that intersection and collided with a truck. No injuries were reported, however after taking statements of both parties involved, constables utilized a road screening device on the male driver of the car as they detected a strong odour of alcohol on his breath. A 35-year-old Red Deer male is charged with impaired driving, driving carelessly and failing to obey a stop sign.

7:30 a.m. – RCMP are investigating a residential break in on 48th Street in Sylvan Lake. The homeowner advised police that the basement light was on when he returned home and he discovered the furnace room door had been pried open. Nothing appeared to have been stolen.

5:57 p.m. – A fine was issued to a couple after repeated complaints of ongoing parties at a residence on Westview Drive in Sylvan Lake. A male and female were seen drinking in their car on the street with music blaring, causing a disturbance. The couple was questioned by police after they were found with alcohol in a vehicle parked along Westview Drive. Both were issued liquor tickets as a result of the infraction.

7:18 p.m. – A 38-year-old Sylvan Lake male is facing charges after police arrested him at the RCMP detachment in Sylvan Lake. The male was there on another matter and a constable detected a strong odour of alcohol on his breath. As a result, a breathalyzer demand was issued and the male was charged with impaired driving and failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking.

Monday, November 11th

1:06 a.m. – RCMP charged a male with drug possession after a vehicle was stopped off Highway 20 and Township Road 392. The RCMP officer was returning from a call when he spotted suspicious activity involving a truck parked in a parking area off the intersection. After questioning the two male occupants of the vehicle, they were found to be in possession of marijuana and drug paraphernalia. One of the males, a 25-year-old from Hinton, was charged with possession of marijuana under 30 grams.


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