Snowmobiles disrupt residential area

Local bylaw enforcement officers were called to an address on Firdale Drive in Sylvan Lake after a complaint was received

Jan. 26th 12:05 p.m.

Local bylaw enforcement officers were called to an address on Firdale Drive in Sylvan Lake after a complaint was received that several snowmobiles were being driven from a residential address down 60th Street and towards the lake area. The owner was notified of the current bylaw which stipulates that the machines must be trailered and transported to the lake as they are not allowed within residential areas. A ticket for noncompliance is issued if residents fail to adhere to the bylaw.

Jan. 26th 7:58 p.m.

RCMP received a complaint of mischief at the Sylvan Lake Walmart. Three teenage males were seen entering the store and taking a bench out of the lobby area. The males were captured on video. They returned the bench a short time later and it appears as though they were pulling a prank.

Jan. 27th 1:42 a.m.

A male is facing charges as a result of a complaint of a vehicle being driven erratically. A vehicle matching the suspect vehicle’s description was located by RCMP on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. The driver was found to be suspended and is also facing a charge of driving while impaired.

Jan. 28th 1:00 a.m.

RCMP attended a domestic dispute at the Chateau Suites on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. Members attended a unit and discovered a male who had visible cuts and scratches on his face and forehead. The male’s girlfriend admitted to punching her boyfriend in the head, injuring her hand in the process. The woman was arrested for assault and brought back to the detachment and released with conditions. Alcohol was a factor in the incident.

Jan. 30th 6:32 p.m.

An impaired driving complaint at the No Frills gas bar has resulted in several charges being laid against a male. An off duty officer reported seeing the intoxicated male turning westbound onto 47th Avenue and obtained the license plate number. RCMP stopped the vehicle on 43rd Street where the driver rolled onto a sidewalk narrowly missing a parked car. He is facing charges of impaired driving, driving while uninsured and failing to properly display a vehicle license plate.