Paddle boat recovered from middle of lake

RCMP are currently investigating a garage fire on 49th Street Close in Sylvan Lake.

  • Jun. 28, 2012 6:00 a.m.

Saturday, June 16th

3:56 a.m. – RCMP are currently investigating a garage fire on 49th Street Close in Sylvan Lake. Fire and EMS crews attended the location and the fire was contained. No injuries were reported. There were no signs of forced entry into the garage and the cause of the blaze has yet to be determined.

11:46 p.m. – Five youths have been charged under the provincial Trespass Act in relation to an unauthorized party on private property on Range Road 24 at Rainy Creek Road. Residents in the area reported hearing noises coming from the location as well as a fire and beer bottles strewn all over the road. The youths were charged and also advised to clean up the area.

Sunday, June 17th

2:57 a.m. – Police responded to reports of an unusual traffic hazard on 50A Avenue at 50th Street in front of the Cash Store in Sylvan Lake. A large heavy gnome statue belonging to the Fat Boy Tattoo shop was placed in the middle of the road as well as one of the town’s new large planters. Members moved the obstructions, which received minor damage.

7:20 a.m. – RCMP received complaints of vandalism near Fox Run School in Sylvan Lake over the weekend. Some windows at the school, including those of a school bus, were broken and a dumpster was tipped over. A vehicle in the parking lot had its mirrors broken off. The investigation is continuing.

Monday, June 18th

11:38 p.m. – A male received a fine in relation to a noise complaint on Ross Close in Sylvan Lake. Neighbours reported a loud party with several youths at the residence and concerns regarding drug use. RCMP members attended the home and shut down the party.

Tuesday, June 19th

7:00 a.m. – RCMP recovered a stolen truck which was taken from a residence in Eckville. Keys were left in the vehicle, which was stolen on 52nd Street and later located with property found inside related to a reported break and enter. The investigation is continuing.

Wednesday, June 20th

4:18 p.m. – A male is facing an assault charge as a result of a domestic dispute in Norglenwold. RCMP attended the residence after a 911 call was made from the residence. A female advised that she had been assaulted. EMS was not required. Alcohol was a factor in the incident.

Thursday, June 21st

9:58 p.m. – Police are trying to locate the owner of a paddle boat, which was located in the middle of Sylvan Lake by a passing boater. The paddle boat was brought back to the marina and left with an attendant. A short rope attached to the front of the boat appeared to be worn off and the boat may have broken loose. Anyone who is aware of this paddle boat and the registered owner is asked to contact Sylvan Lake RCMP.

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