Impaired driving charges laid in Highway 11 incident near Eckville

RCMP were called to Mac’s convenience store on Sylvan Drive in relation to a disturbance.

Saturday, November 2nd

3:02 a.m. – RCMP were called to Mac’s convenience store on Sylvan Drive in relation to a disturbance. A male customer was reportedly bothering staff and being verbally abusive. The clerk advised that the male stole two Red Bull drinks and spilled one in the store. RCMP arrested the male and lodged him in cells. A 26-year-old Rocky Mountain House male is charged with theft under $5,000 and mischief.

6:37 p.m. – A 911 call was placed to dispatch in relation to a semi rollover on Range Road 11 near Aspelund Road in Lacombe County. A semi had rolled in the ditch and was blocking the eastbound lane of traffic approximately three miles east of Highway 20. No one was injured.

11:00 p.m. – A domestic dispute on 51st Street in Benalto resulted in charges laid against a male. The 36-year-old female victim advised that her spouse came home intoxicated resulting in a verbal altercation which became physical. The female sustained minor injuries. The male then left the residence prior to police arriving. A window in the door of an RV was also smashed out. A 50-year-old Benalto man is facing a charge of assault and mischief under $5,000.

Monday, November 4th

5:19 p.m. – RCMP attended a single vehicle rollover on Highway 592 just west of Range Road 10. A westbound truck rolled into the south ditch and landed back on its wheels. A 29-year-old Sylvan Lake male is charged with crossing double solid lines after he attempted to pass another vehicle in front of him and lost control on icy roads, causing the rollover. He and his 27-yearold male passenger sustained non-life threatening injuries.

8:31 p.m. – A 30-year-old Three Hills female is facing charges after a 911 call to RCMP of a van swerving into oncoming traffic and almost hitting the ditch at Highway 11 and Highway 766. The van had stopped and the female driver was found by police passed out in the vehicle of a witness. She was difficult to awaken but managed to provide a breath sample and was charged with impaired driving and driving with a blood alcohol level over .08.

 

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