Mobile home completely destroyed; resident treated for smoke inhalation

A male has been charged with trespassing after he was found sleeping in a bed at a residence on Woodland Crescent.

Saturday, Oct. 13th

3:11 a.m. – A male has been charged with trespassing after he was found sleeping in a bed at a residence on Woodland Crescent in Sylvan Lake. The owner came home to find the male in his house and called police. The accused was extremely intoxicated and was lodged in cells until sober.

Sunday, Oct. 14th

12:10 a.m. – RCMP arrested a male after a disturbance at Chateau Suites on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. The night clerk contacted police after witnesses reported a fight starting in the parkade and continuing in a room at the hotel. The male was charged with assault, obstructing a peace officer and failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking.

3:22 a.m. – A domestic dispute on Westwood Crescent in Sylvan Lake has resulted in an assault charge being laid against a male. A 911 call was placed by a female at the residence advising that she was thrown to the ground. The accused also smashed a beer bottle on his head, however EMS was not required. The male was taken to cells and released on conditions when sober.

2:55 p.m. – Two females are facing charges of disturbing the peace and obstructing a peace officer after they created a disturbance at Sylvan Lake Dairy Queen. The females were intoxicated upon entering Dairy Queen and began to swear and harass employees before leaving the restaurant and moving to Bravo Lounge of Lakeshore Drive where they were arrested and lodged in cells until sober.

Tuesday, Oct. 16th

10:12 a.m. – RCMP are investigating a break and enter at Bentley IDA Pharmacy. Entry was gained via the west glass door which was smashed open. The store cash register was also damaged but was not accessed. The RCMP Forensic Identification Unit was notified and the investigation is continuing.

Wednesday, Oct. 17th

3:48 a.m. – Police and fire crews attended a fire at a mobile home on Range Road 21 in Lacombe County. The structure was completely burned to the ground and the male resident of the home was treated for smoke inhalation. An investigation continues into cause of the blaze.

Thursday, Oct. 18th

1:37 a.m. – Charges are pending against a female after RCMP received a call by staff at the Open Range Saloon on Sylvan Drive in Sylvan Lake. Two males and two females, all intoxicated, were advised by staff to call a taxi. They refused to do so but staff insisted resulting in the group taking a cab. Later in the early morning hours, the same staff members witnessed one of the females going back to get her parked vehicle at the Open Range Saloon and after attempting to block her passage, the accused hit another vehicle and sped off towards the lake, running over two residential properties and trees causing severe damage to the passenger side of her vehicle. She was arrested at the scene and is facing several charges including impaired driving.

Just Posted

Three-year collective agreement reached for Lodge employees

Highlights include wage increases and more evenly distributed on-call work

Ice fisherman hooks massive catch from Sylvan Lake

Ron Rivard caught the 43 inch jackfish this morning

Sylvan Laker running for UCP candidate

Victor Sloboda is running for UCP Candidate for the upcoming MLA by-election

Gayle Langford adds name to UCP candidate contest

Langford is one of six running for the UCP candidacy

Former MLA Don MacIntyre’s case adjourned

MacIntyre’s case will be seen in court again in April

Ottawa proposes restricted pot labels, packages

Packaging will include red stop sign with marijuana leaf and ‘THC’

Senate backs bill to legalize recreational marijuana

Justin Trudeau reminded senators that his government was elected on a promise to legalize pot

Break and enter to Ponoka farm home while resident was inside

Caucasian suspects quickly entered the home and stole several items Tuesday afternoon

10-15 cm expected for parts of Central/Northern Alberta

Lacombe and south can expect around 2-7 cm of snow today and into tonight

Heavy ice off Canada coast strands pod of dolphins, fixating small town

The small Newfoundland community, Heart’s Delight, is fixated on plight of trapped dolphins

Foreign election interference a reality, says Trudeau after Putin re-election

Trudeau said the heavy use of social media and interference by foreign actors are the new reality in elections.

Canadians joining #DeleteFacebook amid fears of electoral meddling

Privacy experts say numerous Canadians are taking to other social media platforms to join in on the #DeleteFacebook hashtag

Schools close as spring snow storm tracks toward Maritime provinces

Schools are closing across the Maritime provinces as a spring snow storm tracks towards the region.

Son of late Canadian professor fights for mother’s release from Iran

Mehran Seyed-Emami’s father, an Iranian-Canadian professor, died in an Iranian jail after being accused of spying.

Most Read