Sylvan Lake man arrested following domestic disturbance in Lacombe County

RCMP are investigating a theft on Erickson Crescent in Sylvan Lake.

February 28

7:21 a.m. – RCMP are investigating a theft on Erickson Crescent in Sylvan Lake. A complainant advised police that he locked his shop on the evening of Feb. 27. A customer’s boat and trailer were locked inside the gated business. Upon returning to work the next morning, the complainant discovered the shop gate was open with the padlock removed. The boat and trailer had been driven out of the compound causing some damage to the property.

11:27 a.m. – A call was received by RCMP dispatch of suspicious activity near a residence on 45th Street in Sylvan Lake. A complainant advised that an unknown person was walking around her residence sometime overnight and that there were footprints near the back fence. Police investigated and confirmed that it did not appear as though anyone had attempted to access the residence.

3:04 p.m. – A stunting incident near 46th Street at Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake resulted in RCMP attendance. A complainant advised that a vehicle with two male occupants was witnessed driving in circles near the Sylvan Lake Pond Hockey Tournament. The SUV was last seen eastbound on Lakeshore Drive and was stopped by Sylvan Lake Municipal Enforcement officers. The 42-year-old driver received a $402 fine for stunting.

March 2

7:06 p.m. – RCMP received a call of a breach of a court order resulting in the arrest of a male. A 32-year-old female informed police that her former common law spouse was contacting her via phone and text messaging. He entered her residence uninvited and was asked to leave, at which time the complainant contacted police. A 40-year-old male from Bentley was arrested a short time later and charged with five counts of failing to comply with the conditions of a recognizance.

10:04 p.m. – A 911 call from a residence in Sylvan Lake resulted in charges being laid against a 51-year-old male. RCMP attended a home on Reid Court after a male reported that he and his spouse had been assaulted by his father. The complainant also advised that threats were made against his life. The suspect was arrested a short time later and is facing two counts of assault and one count of uttering threats.

March 3

9:42 p.m. – A domestic disturbance in Lacombe County required RCMP attendance. A female contacted 911 to advise that a male friend was out of control and being physically aggressive towards her. The complainant told police that she wanted him removed from the property along with several firearms that he brought into the residence. A 39-year-old Sylvan Lake male was arrested without incident and is charged with assault, unsafe storage of firearms, and mischief under $5,000.

March 6

1:01 a.m. – A traffic stop on 50th Street at Sylvan Drive in Sylvan Lake resulted in several tickets being issued to the driver. RCMP on patrol on 50th Street at Sylvan Drive noticed a suspicious vehicle. The vehicle was found not to have valid insurance and was not associated to a valid license plate. The driver was also found not to be in possession of a valid driver’s license. As a result, the 47-year-old driver was fined with various offences under the Traffic Safety Act.

9:36 a.m. – RCMP are investigating a stolen vehicle incident. A male reported that his Dodge truck was stolen overnight from a parking lot on Broadway Rise in Sylvan Lake. The license plate on the vehicle was recovered a short time later; however the vehicle has not yet been located.