Suspicious vehicle led to several charges being laid

A 30-year-old male of no fixed address was arrested by RCMP after a suspicious vehicle was pulled over

June 22

7:24 p.m. – A 30-year-old male of no fixed address was arrested by RCMP after a suspicious vehicle was pulled over by a Town of Sylvan Lake peace officer on 50th Street and Memorial Drive in Sylvan Lake. The male driver had outstanding warrants and became violent when police officers attempted to arrest him. He was subdued and taken to cells where he was formally charged with four counts of failing to comply with conditions of undertakings, obstructing a peace officer and driving while disqualified.

11:11 p.m. – A complainant contacted RCMP dispatch after youths were reportedly setting off fireworks in the parking lot of an apartment complex on Hinshaw Drive. Police met with the complainant and made several patrols in the area but the youths had left the area.

11:58 p.m. – A Town of Sylvan Lake peace officer conducted a traffic stop on 50th Street at Memorial Trail in Sylvan Lake resulting in the arrest of the female occupant of the vehicle. The passenger and driver were detained for the possible theft of a vehicle and a search resulted in two credit cards being recovered. One of the cards was forged and the other was confirmed as stolen. A 33-year-old Calgary female is charged with possession of property obtained by crime under $5000 and the forgery/misuse of a credit card.

June 23

10:53 p.m. – RCMP issued fines on two female youths in relation to an altercation on the beach pier in Sylvan Lake. Two females, aged 14 and 15, assaulted a 15-year-old female following a verbal exchange. The victim sustained minor injuries. The parents of all youths were contacted and a consultation with the victim’s family resulted in fines being laid against the accused for fighting in public.

June 26

10:46 a.m. – A call was received from RCMP dispatch of a female causing a disturbance at the CIBC in Sylvan Lake. A staff member reported that a female came into the bank and began throwing things around in the coffee area. She left the bank and was located in the Cobbs parking lot by police. A 32-year-old female from Canmore was taken into custody after it was determined that she was intoxicated. She was also found to be breaching conditions of an undertaking and was formally charged with failure to comply.

11:35 a.m. – RCMP attended a residence on 52nd Avenue in Eckville after a 911 call of a naked male causing a disturbance in the area. The male became agitated as utility workers attended the area to disconnect water service to the residence and began yelling at them and striking at a window in the house, breaking it. At one point he attempted to try to access his vehicle and drive away but the utility truck was blocking the driveway. The 46-year-old male was arrested for public intoxication and was lodged in cells until sober.

June 27

5:29 p.m. – An investigation is underway into what appears to be the kidnapping of a dog at the Sylvan Lake RV lot on 49th Avenue. A witness reported that a female pug was stolen by a male who called her over, picked her up and left the park on foot. The male was reported to be wearing a black t-shirt and glasses. The pug is fawn colored and answers to the name of Stitch. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sylvan Lake RCMP.


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