Man charged following early evening disturbance on Lakeshore

A vehicle stop by RCMP on Highway 20 for a speeding violation resulted in a male passenger being charged

Saturday, August 9th

10:55 p.m. – A vehicle stop by RCMP on Highway 20 for a speeding violation resulted in a male passenger being charged with a Criminal Code offence. The 20-year-old male from Red Deer was questioned after he was found to be in possession of open alcohol while sitting in the rear seat of the vehicle. The male gave a voluntary breath sample and was charged for breaching the no alcohol conditions of a recognizance order.

Sunday, August 10th

2:01 a.m. – RCMP attended Chef Francisco Pub and Grill in relation to a disturbance just outside the bar. Two females requested assistance from police after an intoxicated male continued to harass and yell profanities at them. Officers attempted to place the male under arrest at which time he began resisting police. The male also fought with members while being lodged in cells. A 29-year-old male from Kindersley, Saskatchewan is now charged with two counts of obstructing peace officers; two counts of assaulting police officers; and disturbing the peace.

Monday, August 11th

5:06 a.m. – A 24-year-old Sylvan Lake female is facing an assault charge in relation to an incident at Lost Harbour Inn on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. The female approached the desk clerk to rent a room for cash. She was advised that a credit card was required at which point the female became increasingly aggressive. The 48-year-old male clerk was subsequently kicked and punched by the female. She was restrained and escorted out of the hotel by a male companion and arrested a short time later by RCMP.

Tuesday, August 12th

8:52 a.m. – A traffic stop in Sylvan Lake resulted in the male driver receiving several fines along with a driving suspension. A RCMP officer stopped a vehicle on 50th Street at 50th Avenue after he observed the male driver failing to wear a seat belt. The male was also observed to have liquor on his breath at which time he admitted to consuming alcohol and smoking marijuana. The 17-year-old from Ponoka was issued a 30 day suspension and his vehicle was towed for seven days. He was also issued fines for failing to wear a seat belt; operating a motor vehicle without proper registration; and transporting liquor in an open container.

8:03 p.m. – RCMP were called to a parking lot on Lakeshore Drive after an intoxicated male was reported to be causing a disturbance. The male was standing on the roof of his vehicle with two large bottles of alcohol drinking openly, dancing to loud music and yelling profanities at people nearby. The 19-year-old from Edmonton was issued a fine and was sent home with a sober friend.

Wednesday, August 13th

11:01 p.m. – A 911 call was received after a male was found lying unconscious at the intersection of Highway 11 at Range Road 20 outside Sylvan Lake. EMS and police attended to find the male heavily intoxicated and passed out on the road. He was determined not to have been hit by a vehicle, nor did he sustain injuries. The 45-year-old male from the Rocky Mountain House area was transported to hospital for examination.

Thursday, August 14th

7:38 a.m. – RCMP recovered a Jeep stolen from a residential address in Bentley. The Jeep was reported stolen by the owner who advised the vehicle was unlocked with the keys left inside the vehicle console. The vehicle was later found abandoned by Drayton Valley RCMP. It had been completely burned. An investigation is continuing.

8:24 p.m. – A 48-year-old Sylvan Lake female was arrested after a 911 call was placed by a male advising that he was concerned the female was going to drive while intoxicated. RCMP arrived at Sylvan Lake RV Camp where the female insisted on driving to Calgary or that she would sleep in her vehicle. Police advised that neither was an option. The female was arrested for breaching the peace and was lodged in cells until sober.

Friday, August 15th

6:36 a.m. – RCMP are investigating a rash of unlawful entries into vehicles in the Eckville area. Four separate complainants reported that their vehicles were entered overnight while the vehicles were parked outside the victims’ residences. Various items were stolen including a wallet, tools and some electronics.

3:33 p.m. – RCMP and EMS attended 53 Street Close in Bentley after a 911 call was received that a male had fallen into a cardboard compactor. The complainant advised that the 20-year-old male was semi-conscious with a possible head injury. He was examined by EMS and determined to have non-life threatening injuries. He was transported to hospital as a precaution.

3:00 p.m. – A 31-year-old Sylvan Lake female attended the RCMP detachment to report an assault that occurred at her residence on Hinshaw Drive. The female advised that she had been pushed and bitten by her 36-year-old boyfriend in relation to a verbal argument which became physical as the female requested the male leave her residence. The male, a resident of Crossfield, is charged with assault and three counts of failing to comply with the conditions of a recognizance. A warrant has been issued for his arrest.