Police seeking information after paintballs fired at residence

RCMP were called to 50th Avenue at 53rd Street to assist with an intoxicated male.

Saturday, September 21st

6:00 a.m. – RCMP were called to 50th Avenue at 53rd Street to assist with an intoxicated male. A witness called dispatch advising that a male was passed out at that location and was breathing but not moving. The witness stayed with the male until police arrived. RCMP awakened the male and ascertained that he was not in any physical distress, at which point he was driven to his residence in Sylvan Lake.

Sunday, September 22nd

4:00 a.m. – A complaint of suspicious people was called in to RCMP dispatch at a Hinshaw apartment complex. A witness reported seeing three youths, two males and one female, walking around the complex and checking apartment doors. RCMP attended the complex but the youths had left the area and patrols of the immediate area did not produce a match on their descriptions.

Monday, September 23rd

3:30 a.m. – A complaint of indecent exposure was called in to RCMP after a clerk at Winks Esso on Lakeway Boulevard in Sylvan Lake reported a naked male in the store. The clerk advised that the male was extremely intoxicated and was yelling at him so he wanted him removed. Members arrived and found the 27-year-old Sylvan Lake male in the store however he was wearing his pants at the time. He was arrested at the scene and lodged in cells until sober.

12:00 p.m. – RCMP were called to a residence on 48 Street in Sylvan Lake after neighbours reported seeing water coming out of the exterior walls of the house. The complainants reported the homeowners were away at the time and there was no means of contacting them. Police officers were able to enter the residence and shut off the water valve in the basement. The owners were later notified of police actions.

Tuesday, September 24th

12:57 p.m. – Police attended Chef Francisco Pub and Grill on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake after a complaint of a disturbance. A 21-year-old Red Deer female was reportedly intoxicated and screaming at her boyfriend. When other people attempted to assist her, she became more agitated and struck a female patron in the process. When RCMP arrived, they advised the couple that they needed to exit the bar and get a taxi back to their residence at which time the female fled on foot to 46th Street where she was apprehended by police. She was lodged for public intoxication and eventually transported to hospital for assessment in relation to increasing erratic behaviour.

5:43 a.m. – An altercation at Tim Hortons in Sylvan Lake is being investigated. Witnesses reported an intoxicated male entering the establishment with an open beer in his hand. A 47-year-old male patron told the intoxicated male to leave and attempted to escort him out of the restaurant at which time a struggle ensued and the outer door of the vestibule was broken. The male patron apologized for the damage. Fortunately no injuries were reported.

9:47 p.m. – RCMP are investigating a paintball incident at a residence on 47th Avenue in Sylvan Lake. A resident in the area witnessed a black Chevrolet 4-door truck drive by the front of his neighbour’s house and an occupant shoot a paintball gun several times at the front of the residence. The vehicle then fled west on 47th Avenue. Several patrols in the area did not produce the vehicle or the suspects. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sylvan Lake RCMP.


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