Routine patrol results in several charges being laid

A routine patrol by RCMP resulted in several charges being laid against a 41-year-old driver.

October 18

4:37 a.m. – A routine patrol by RCMP resulted in several charges being laid against a 41-year-old driver. Police observed a male driving erratically on Highway 11 westbound and followed the vehicle observing the driver crossing the centre line. The driver was stopped near Range Road 11 and upon questioning was arrested for impaired driving. The Red Deer male is facing charges of impaired driving; having a blood alcohol level over .08; driving an uninsured vehicle; and driving a vehicle without a certificate of registration.

October 19

12:13 a.m. – A 911 call was received by dispatch of a female yelling in distress while at a bar in Sylvan Lake. RCMP attended a local liquor establishment on Lakeshore Drive and located an intoxicated female advising that she had been involved in a physical altercation with another female, receiving bite marks to her neck and arms. An investigation into the matter is continuing.

11:21 a.m. – RCMP contacted the owner of a vehicle that was stolen from outside a residence on Hammond Close in Sylvan Lake. The vehicle was later recovered at Petro Beach but was severely damaged both on the interior and exterior. The owner was unaware the vehicle had been stolen. The vehicle appeared to have been used as part of a joyriding excursion.

9:38 p.m. – A driving complaint was reported to RCMP of a vehicle being driven erratically on Highway 11 just west of Alberta Springs Golf Course. The Corvette was observed to be traveling at a high rate of speed and swerving all over the road, including onto the shoulder. The driver, a 38-year-old female resident of Sylvan Lake, was arrested and is charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over. 08.

October 20

6:30 p.m. – RCMP were on a routine patrol when they observed an intoxicated male pushing a bike while walking on the sidewalk at 47th Avenue at 50th Street in Sylvan Lake. The 24-yearold male was visibly impaired and was unable to stand. A check on the male revealed two outstanding warrants out of Calgary. The male was arrested and transported to cells for processing and until sober.

6:40 p.m. – Police were called to an address on 43rd Street in Sylvan Lake after reports of an intoxicated male falling down in the parking lot area of CP Blakely School. The 51-year-old male from Sylvan Lake was located by RCMP a short time later lying on the ground in a field behind the school. He was arrested for public intoxication and transported back to cells until sober.

8:42 p.m. – A domestic dispute on 43rd Street in Sylvan Lake has resulted in charges being laid against both the male and female involved. RCMP were called to a residence where each party accused the other of committing an offence. Damage was also done to property both inside and outside of the residence as a result of the altercation. There were no injuries. Alcohol was a factor. Three children in the home were not physically injured. A 28-year-old male and a 25-year-old female are each charged with one count of assault.