RCMP deal with partially dressed drunks jumping off pier

RCMP received a call of a young male loading several bottles of alcohol into his vehicle and speeding along Perry Drive

  • Aug. 9, 2012 3:00 p.m.

July 28th

9:35 pm – RCMP received a call of a young male loading several bottles of alcohol into his vehicle and speeding along Perry Drive in Sylvan Lake. Members attended the area but the vehicle was gone. The owner of the vehicle was contacted and the driver was informed of the consequences of bad driving habits as well as the new impaired driving laws.

July 29th

3:56 am – A male is facing several charges including criminal harassment, failing to comply with conditions of an undertaking, uttering threats and obstructing justice as a result of a domestic dispute on 47th Street in Sylvan Lake. The male was threatening to assault his ex-girlfriend and was believed to be under the influence of drugs at the time of the incident.

8:26 am – Police attended the Sylvan Lake pier after a report of partially clothed intoxicated people jumping off the pier. Members attended and arrested two males for outstanding warrants and public intoxication. One female was also arrested and lodged in cells for public intoxication.

9:47 pm – A female driver was issued a fine in connection with a two vehicle collision on Highway 11 near Range Road 20. She attempted to pass a vehicle which slowed in front of her and collided with another vehicle in the next lane whose driver was attempting to make a turn onto Range Road 20. There was significant vehicle damage, however, no injuries as a result of the collision.

July 30th

12:16 am – A male is facing charges of assault with a weapon and assault causing bodily harm in connection with a domestic altercation at a residence on 45 Street in Sylvan Lake.

A verbal dispute between the accused and his father resulted in a physical fight which ended with the father being stabbed in the chest. He was treated for his injuries and released.

July 31st

11:56 am – RCMP is investigating the theft of a moped from the Canadian Tire parking lot in Sylvan Lake. A witness saw a male take the moped, owned by an employee of Canadian Tire, and put it in the back of his truck. When the suspect noticed he was being watched, he proceeded to ditch the moped at the Dollarama parking lot before fleeing.

August 3rd

4:19 am – A female driver had her vehicle seized for seven days and received an immediate 30-day licence suspension after she was stopped roadside by RCMP. The driver, who was under GDL conditions, which includes no alcohol consumption, blew a caution on a screening device resulting in her vehicle being towed and her licence suspended.

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