Investigating youths wearing ski masks threatening other youths

A male was issued a 24 hour suspension and received a careless driving fine as a result of a check stop in Sylvan Lake

  • Jul. 5, 2012 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, June 23rd

5:13 p.m. – A male was issued a 24 hour suspension and received a careless driving fine as a result of a check stop in Sylvan Lake on 46th Street at 50th Avenue. The driver was under GDL conditions at the time, resulting in a 30 day suspension.

Sunday, June 24th

4:49 a.m. – Five people in their late teens were issued warnings after a complaint of youths skinny dipping in the lake and making noise along Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. RCMP attended the scene and informed the group that the park was closed and that they were trespassing. They left the area without incident.

9:18 p.m. – RCMP have charged a male with failing to comply with a probation order and breach of a recognizance. The male attended a residence on Hinshaw Drive in Sylvan Lake to contact his ex-girlfriend who called police. The male was arrested without incident.

Tuesday, June 26th

8:21 a.m. – A truck was stolen from in front of a residence on Herder Drive. The company vehicle was returned to the complainant later in the day. It was located in Red Deer in good condition. There were no witnesses at the time of the incident.

Thursday, June 28th

1:27 p.m. – RCMP are investigating reports of three youths threatening other children near Falcon Ridge Drive across from Fox Run School. The youths, between 7 and 11 years of age, were reported to be wearing ski masks and carrying a knife, making threats to other children. The group had fled the area before police arrived.

8:44 p.m. – A male is charged with assault in connection with a domestic incident on Parsons Drive. Members attended the residence after a 911 call was received advising of a male assaulting a female. The female involved sustained minor injuries. Alcohol was a factor.

11:12 p.m. – RCMP were called after reports of fireworks being set off near 48th Avenue. A resident in the area was concerned that the cottonwood trees would be set ablaze as a result of the fireworks. Police issued a warning to the male involved and advised him that he would be fined in future if the activity continued.

Friday, June 29th

2:29 a.m. – Fines have been laid as a result of a complaint at the Wild Rapids Waterslides Park in Sylvan Lake. Complaints were made of youths being in the park after closing hours. Two adult males and a female youth were issued fines for trespassing and a liquor ticket was also issued.