Police investigating Bentley area vehicle thefts

RCMP received a call from a 33-year-old female advising that an unwanted male was in the hot tub at her residence

September 27

1:57 a.m. – RCMP received a call from a 33-year-old female advising that an unwanted male was in the hot tub at her residence and she wanted him removed. The female was also concerned that the male was intoxicated. Police attended the residence and arrested the male, who was confirmed to be heavily intoxicated. He was lodged in cells until sober.

10:16 a.m. – A 67-year-old resident made a report of harassment to RCMP after she was accosted by a couple of youths outside of Sobeys grocery store in Sylvan Lake. Two males, approximately 12 to 14 years of age, approached the complainant and threatened to pour taco sauce on her head. She advised them to leave her alone and walked away. RCMP investigated but the youths were no longer in the area and could not be identified.

September 28

2:32 a.m. – A RCMP member on patrol along Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake noticed a male known to police coming out of a local bar. The male was on probation which included not to enter a licensed premise and not to consume alcohol. The 21-year-old male was noted to have alcohol on his breath and was arrested at the scene. He is charged with two counts of failing to comply with a probation order and one count of failing to comply with a condition of an undertaking.

September 29

4:22 p.m. – A report of an intoxicated female along Highway 11 resulted in police attendance. A driver reported seeing the female stumbling while walking eastbound on the highway and was concerned she may be hit by an oncoming vehicle. RCMP located the female a short time later lying in the ditch on the south side of the highway. She was transported to cells and was released when sober. She was also found to have two outstanding warrants out of Edmonton and was released to appear in court at a later date.

September 30

6:51 a.m. – RCMP are investigating the theft of a vehicle from the Bentley area. A 2003 Ford truck was stolen overnight from an address on 51st Avenue. The vehicle was later recovered in the company of two males. The matter remains under investigation.

October 2

2:26 p.m. – Another investigation is underway into the theft of a vehicle in Bentley. A 2006 Ford F250 truck was stolen from a transport company compound on 48th Avenue. A spare set of keys were in the console at the time of the theft. There were no witnesses to the incident.

5:51 p.m. – RCMP, EMS and fire crews were dispatched to the scene of a collision on Highway 20 at Memorial Trail in Sylvan Lake. The two vehicles involved in the collision were blocking the intersection, with one person sustaining minor injuries. The driver of a vehicle turning north onto Highway 20 from the stop sign at Memorial Trail was t-boned by a southbound vehicle. A fine was issued to an 18-year-old male out of Rocky Mountain House for making an unsafe left turn.

October 3

9:40 p.m. – A family dispute at a residence on 50th Avenue in Bentley resulted in RCMP attendance. An elderly female advised police that she was attempting to evict her 38-year-old son who was intoxicated and refusing to leave. A verbal argument ensued resulting in the female contacting police as she was concerned for her safety. The male was arrested at the scene for breach of peace and was lodged in cells until sober.


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