Overheated soup can caused minor explosion at bonfire

Police were called to a residence on 48th Avenue after a report of a noisy party involving a backyard bonfire.

Saturday, June 2nd

3:17 a.m. – A report of stunting in Sylvan Lake Walmart parking lot resulted in a 30 day license suspension for a GDL driver. The male driver was also ticketed for transporting liquor within easy reach and operating a motor vehicle contrary to the conditions of his license.

6:55 p.m. – RCMP are investigating the theft of a truck at Boston Pizza in Sylvan Lake. The owner left the truck in the parking lot overnight and had the only set of keys. The truck was later recovered, in good condition, in a stand of trees.

Sunday, June 3rd

2:29 p.m. – A report of four males firing airsoft guns around Eckville Elementary School resulted in attendance by RCMP members. One child was hit by a pellet from one of the toy guns, but did not require medical attention. The males were issued stern warnings of the possibility of charges as a result of their behaviour and their parents were also notified.

Monday, June 4th

10:32 p.m. – Police were called to a residence on 48th Avenue after a report of a noisy party involving a backyard bonfire. Neighbours reported what sounded like minor explosions coming from the area, which turned out to be an overheated can of soup on the fire. The residents were warned regarding the noise bylaw and the party was shut down.

Tuesday, June 5th

6:58 p.m. – A teenage driver was issued a ticket for backing unsafely after a report of hit and run damage to a parked vehicle on Westview Drive. The male driver left the scene following the collision but later returned and admitted fault. No further action was required.

9:15 p.m. – A male is facing charges of assault and failing to comply with the conditions of his probation order following a domestic dispute on Township Road 382. A female was assaulted at the residence resulting in no- life-threatening injuries. The accused was arrested a short time later without incident.

Wednesday, June 6th

2:19 a.m. – RCMP attended Hazzard County Bar after a report of a fight between two males, resulting in one male knocked unconscious. The accused was seen fleeing the bar and was later arrested by police. A scuffle with members resulted in a charge of assault on a peace officer in addition to charges of assault and failure to comply with conditions of an undertaking.

Friday, June 8th

6:56 a.m. – A male is charged with impaired driving after his vehicle ran through a stop sign on Herder Drive at Hinshaw Drive in Sylvan Lake. The male was arrested and charged as a result of the incident. He was transported back to Sylvan Lake detachment and held until sober.

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