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Scooters rear-ended, one driver sustained minor injury

RCMP were called to the Jarvis Bay Provincial Park campground after a complaint of intoxicated patrons refusing to leave the park.

Saturday, June 15th

1:47 a.m. – RCMP were called to the Jarvis Bay Provincial Park campground after a complaint of intoxicated patrons refusing to leave the park. Conservation officers at the park were attempting to evict a large group of people who were refusing to leave and called police after the incident began to escalate. Three males, aged 18 to 19 years, were arrested for public intoxication and brought back to cells until sober.

Wednesday, June 19th

2:20 a.m. – A 39-year-old male is facing an impaired driving charge in relation to a road side stop by RCMP. Police spotted a motorist driving erratically on Highway 20 northbound. The accused was pulled over on 48 Avenue in Sylvan Lake and administered a breathalyzer. He failed the test and was subsequently charged.

1:41 p.m. – An 81-year-old female is charged after a collision on Highway 11 at Highway 20. Witnesses report the female made a left turn from Highway 11 onto Highway 20, pulling in front of another vehicle causing the collision. Police, EMS and fire crews attended with both vehicle drivers taken to hospital with minor injuries. The female is charged with making a left turn unsafely.

Friday, June 21st

1:37 a.m. – A noise complaint at an apartment on Hinshaw Drive in Sylvan Lake resulted in a visit by RCMP. Complainants advised that there was a lot of screaming, shouting, and slamming doors. Members located the residents of the apartment, issuing them a fine under the Sylvan Lake Noise Bylaw.

8:30 a.m. – RCMP are investigating incidents of thefts from vehicles in the Bentley area. A male reported that his company vehicle was broken into on 55th Avenue in Bentley and items were stolen. Another male reported his truck was rummaged through while parked on 50th Street in Bentley. There was no sign of forced entry on either vehicle.

6:37 p.m. – A 14-year-old male is fortunate to have escaped major injury after his scooter was rear ended by a car on Lakeshore Drive at 51st Street in Sylvan Lake. Two 14-year-old males were travelling on their scooters when a 22-year-old female hit the scooters from behind. One of the males sustained minor injury after biting his tongue as a result of the collision.

Sunday, June 23rd

8:31 a.m. – Police attended Sylvan Lake McDonalds after staff members were concerned about the welfare of a male sitting in his vehicle for hours in the parking lot. The 42-year-old was asleep in the vehicle and was incoherent and agitated. Some cannabis was discovered in the vehicle and the male was arrested. A further search of the vehicle resulted in the seizure of crack cocaine and drug paraphernalia. The male was charged with possession of marijuana, possession of crack cocaine, and several counts of breaching conditions of his recognizance.

11:54 p.m. – A patrol on Memorial Trail in Sylvan Lake resulted in a charge against a 28-year-old male. He was clocked in his vehicle travelling over 90 km/hour in a 60 km/hour zone. The male exited his vehicle and ran into his residence, returning a short time later to his vehicle. He was detained by members for impaired driving after alcohol was detected on his breath. After failing a screening device, the male was charged with driving carelessly and received a three day driving suspension.

Monday, June 24th

9:09 p.m. - A collision involving a motorcycle and a truck sent one male to hospital with a possible broken leg. The driver of the truck proceeded from a stop sign at the intersection of 46th Street at 47A Avenue in Sylvan Lake after checking for traffic, while a motorcyclist was also proceeding through the intersection when he collided with the driver’s side door. The driver of the truck has not been charged as there did not appear to be any oncoming traffic at the time the driver of the truck proceeded from the stop sign and the intersection was also partially obscured by parked vehicles.

Friday, June 28th

2:58 a.m. - RCMP have charged a 15-year-old male in relation to a complaint from residents on Lincoln Street in Sylvan Lake. Witnesses observed three males in their mid-teens attempting to gain access to vehicles along the street. One resident confronted the males and they fled. A patrol resulted in one youth being arrested and charged with theft under $5,000. Other suspects are being sought.