Road rage case being investigated; stunting charges laid

RCMP were called to the Eckville Hotel in relation to a complaint concerning a patron.

Saturday, Oct. 27th

12:46 a.m. – RCMP were called to the Eckville Hotel in relation to a complaint concerning a patron. A male was refusing to leave the establishment and was challenging people to a fight. A fight did take place outside the bar but no injuries are reported. The male was lodged in cells for public intoxication.

3:23 a.m. – A male is facing an assault charge in relation to a dispute at a residence on Willow Springs Crescent in Sylvan Lake. The female resident of the home advised police that she was assaulted while she was trying to remove a male from her house. She did not require medical attention but did suffer a cut above her eye and bruising of the face. The male was arrested a short time later after departing on foot.

12:26 p.m. – Police attended Varsity Mall Liquor Store on 46th Street in Sylvan Lake after a complaint of an intoxicated male in the store with open liquor under his coat, insisting on buying more alcohol. When members arrived, the male tried to exit the store but was placed under arrest and was transported to cells until sober. The male was also charged with transporting alcohol in an open container.

Sunday, Oct. 28th

1:29 a.m. – RCMP attended Hazzard County Inn in Sylvan Lake following a dispute involving two females inside the bar. The complainant advised police that one of the females needed to be removed or things were going to escalate. One of the females was discovered to be in breach of her recognizance and charges are pending against her.

Thursday, Nov. 1st

12:17 p.m. – A male has been charged with stunting after complaints were received of a silver car driving erratically in the area of H. J. Cody School in Sylvan Lake. A plate was obtained and RCMP found a match to a vehicle, registered to the driver’s mother. The male received a stunting fine totalling over $400.

5:00 p.m. – A RCMP operation for seat belt violation resulted in more than one charge being laid against a male on Highway 12 near Bentley. The male was charged for failing to wear a seatbelt and was also found to be driving while unauthorized. He was formally charged and will appear in court to face those charges.

Friday, Nov. 2nd

8:23 p.m. – RCMP are looking into a possible case of road rage on Highway 11A near Benalto. A vehicle was legally passing another vehicle going approximately 80 km/hr. when the female driver of the slower vehicle sped up to prevent the complainant from passing. When the complainant did pass, the female driver then flashed high beam lights on the other vehicle, blinding the complainant. Fortunately, there was no collision but the matter is currently being investigated.

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