Resident alerted by neighbour to attempted theft

RCMP were contacted after a resident reported a group of youths trying to steal items out of his backyard.

August 23

2:05 a.m. – RCMP were contacted after a resident reported a group of youths trying to steal items out of his backyard. The complainant was alerted by his neighbour and he attempted to follow the youths in order to obtain a description. Two youths were apprehended by RCMP a short time later. The incident remains under investigation.

9:40 a.m. – A domestic dispute resulted in the arrest of a 29-year-old Sylvan Lake male. A 911 call was received by dispatch of a female requiring assistance. RCMP arrived at the residence on 50th Avenue and questioned a 23-year-old female who was suffering from non-life threatening injuries. The female was transported by EMS to hospital for treatment. A 29-year-old male is charged with assault and forcible confinement and was remanded in custody due to a breach of existing parole conditions.

10:12 a.m. – Another domestic situation was reported to RCMP at a residence on Bowman Circle. A 23-year-old female reported that she was having a verbal altercation with her 21-year-old ex-boyfriend and that items were being thrown about inside the house. Police attended and the situation was resolved. There was some minor damage observed inside the residence, however charges were not laid as there was no evidence of physical assault.

August 24

7:49 a.m. – Police attended the Ridgewood Community Hall on Range Road 10 in Red Deer County after reports of a break in. The complainant had responded to a call of a commercial alarm at that location and discovered that entry was made to the facility. A dryer and a point of sale card machine were stolen.

August 26

11:15 a.m. – A male is facing impaired driving charges in relation to a complaint of an erratic driver on Range Road 30 in Red Deer County. A witness reported a vehicle being driven erratically, almost hitting the ditch a couple of times and driving on the wrong side of the road nearly causing a head on collision. RCMP attended and found the suspect vehicle stopped in the middle of the road. The driver was questioned and a roadside screening device was utilized. A 63-year-old Red Deer County male is subsequently charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over .08.

August 28

7:26 p.m. – RCMP were contacted after a witness reported seeing an individual spray painting graffiti on fences and sheds in the vicinity of 50A Avenue in Sylvan Lake. One shed was damaged with a fluorescent paint as well as an abandoned commercial building. The suspect had fled the area prior to police arrival.


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