Male lying in ditch okay, just resting; charges laid in domestic dispute

RCMP were called to a noise complaint at a residence on Lodge Place in Sylvan Lake.

Saturday, May 24th

1:22 a.m. – RCMP were called to a noise complaint at a residence on Lodge Place in Sylvan Lake. Witnesses reported individuals were partying on the street and it was getting out of control. When members arrived, the party had quieted down and some intoxicated individuals were already returning to their residences. An intoxicated 16 year old male was escorted to his residence after he was discovered sleeping in his vehicle.

7:48 a.m. – A 911 call was received by RCMP dispatch involving a domestic-related dispute on 46th Street in Sylvan Lake. A 24-year-old male reported that his 34-year-old girlfriend was struck in the face by her ex-boyfriend. The suspect was then involved in a collision at the scene. There was also significant damage to the residence as a result of the domestic disturbance. A 32-year-old Sylvan Lake male is charged with breaking and entering and committing; assault; dangerous operation of a motor vehicle; and uttering threats against a person.

7:48 a.m. – A house party in the Ryders Ridge area in Sylvan Lake was shut down as a result of complaints. Officers arrived at the residence on Radcliff Way to find several people partying at a rental unit. The property representative was warned about creating a disturbance and the party was quieted down.

Sunday, May 25th

10:48 a.m. – Fire crews and police were called to a structure fire on Township Road 391. When crews arrived, a mobile home was fully engulfed in flames. An investigation is continuing into the cause of the blaze.

2:55 p.m. – RCMP are investigating the theft of liquor at Last Chance Liquor Store in Sylvan Lake. Two female youths entered the store and while one distracted the clerk, the other female was witnessed taking two bottles of alcohol from the shelves. When the females were confronted by the employee, they fled the store. They were later questioned by police. An investigation has so far resulted in a charge of theft under $5,000 being laid against a Sylvan Lake youth.

3:02 p.m. – Police attended a location along Highway 11 at Range Road 22 after a report of a male lying in the ditch. When members attended to check on the status of the male, he was confirmed to be in good physical health. A 25-year-old male advised that he had laid down to rest as he was walking back to Rocky Mountain House.

4:42 p.m. – A complainant contacted police after she witnessed two intoxicated males lying face down in the alley across the street from Bamboo Hut restaurant on 46th Street in Sylvan Lake. The males believed to be in their 50s or 60s were reportedly crawling along the alley and the complainant offered assistance which was declined. An acquaintance of the males was later observed assisting them into the Raccoon Lodge on Lakeshore Drive. A police patrol was conducted and the males were confirmed to no longer be in the area.

10:05 p.m. – A complaint of stunting at Sobeys parking lot in Sylvan Lake resulted in a fine against the driver. A witness reported three males in a vehicle drive over a sign at the parking lot and then spin the vehicle’s tires causing further damage to the sign. A 19-year-old male from the Sylvan Lake area was issued a $402 fine for stunting.

Monday, May 26th

8:27 a.m. – The theft of a vehicle in Sylvan Lake is being investigated by RCMP. The owner of a Jeep Grand Cherokee reported that her vehicle was stolen from her property on Westview Drive. She advised that the vehicle was locked and that no one had access. The vehicle plate was later recovered however the vehicle itself has not yet been located. The investigation is ongoing.