Man charged following pellet gun incident

RCMP were called to a collision involving a vehicle and the Sobeys Liquor Store in Sylvan Lake.

October 11

11:33 a.m. – RCMP were called to a collision involving a vehicle and the Sobeys Liquor Store in Sylvan Lake. A truck driven by a 61-year-old female struck the building caving in part of the wall and surrounding brick in the bathroom area of the store. Fortunately, no one was injured. Mechanical failure is believed to be the cause of the collision.

October 13

4:18 a.m. – A male is facing several charges in relation to a vehicle stop on 50A Avenue in Sylvan Lake. RCMP checked a vehicle and discovered the driver to be in possession of drugs, prohibited weapons, and proceeds of crime. A 36-year-old Sylvan Lake male is charged with the possession of cocaine; possession of marijuana; unauthorized possession of a firearm; and possession of property obtained by crime less than $5,000.

4:41 p.m. – A 57-year-old Sylvan Lake male is facing charges after an incident on 50th Avenue in Sylvan Lake. RCMP dispatch received a call of a male firing a pellet gun at two males in a vehicle. Pellets struck the 24-year-old complainant, a 24-year-old male passenger, and the vehicle they were riding in. Further investigation revealed the incident stemmed from an earlier altercation among the parties involved. As a result, one male is charged with assault with a weapon; pointing a firearm; and mischief under $5,000. One of the 24-year-old males involved in the incident is also facing a charge of assault.

October 14

11:22 p.m. – RCMP received a report from dispatch of a possible intoxicated driver in the vicinity of Sylvan Drive in Sylvan Lake. Officers arrived on scene and found a male standing next to his vehicle. The 58-year-old Sylvan Lake male refused to provide a breath sample. As he exhibited signs of intoxication, he was transported back to cells until sober and his vehicle was towed at the scene. The male is facing a charge of refusal of an approved screening device and failure to provide vehicle insurance.

October 17

12:26 a.m. – A domestic assault resulted in a charge being laid against both parties involved. A female called 911 to advise that she had been assaulted by her common law spouse. Police attended and determined that both parties were involved in committing an assault against each other. Neither sustained serious injuries and alcohol was a factor. A 48-year-old female and a 47-year-old male, both of Sylvan Lake, are each charged with one count of assault.