Teens firing BB guns in residential area located by police

RCMP attended a residence on 38th Street in Sylvan Lake after a complaint of a noisy party and reckless driving

Saturday, April 6th

12:43 a.m. – RCMP attended a residence on 38th Street in Sylvan Lake after a complaint of a noisy party and reckless driving along the street around the home. When members arrived, they found several youths consuming alcohol with possible drug use. The party was shut down and the property owner contacted and fined under municipal bylaws.

Tuesday, April 9th

10:00 p.m. – A theft of several bottles of alcohol from All Aboard Liquor Store in Sylvan Park was reported to police. The complainant reported that four people, three females and one male, entered the store, took several bottles off the shelves, and left the store without paying. They were witnessed leaving the scene in a newer style light coloured Dodge Caravan. The investigation is continuing.

Wednesday, April 10th

6:50 p.m. – Police attended a domestic dispute on Wildrose Drive in Sylvan Lake. A 30-year-old male called RCMP to report that his common-law spouse was intoxicated, argumentative and was becoming increasingly aggressive. As a result, a 34-year-old female was arrested for breach of peace and was lodged in cells until sober.

Thursday, April 11th

10:14 p.m. – A resident contacted RCMP after four males were reportedly shooting BB guns around his house. Members located the males, all in their late teens, and spoke with them about the complaint. The young men were advised that they cannot fire BB guns in a residential area and if they persist they may face charges. All agreed and apologized to the resident over the incident.

10:45 p.m. – RCMP conducted a traffic stop on 50th Street at Sylvan Drive in Sylvan Lake after a vehicle was spotted without functioning  brake lights. Members noted a smell of marijuana coming from the vehicle and the driver admitted to smoking the drug twenty minutes earlier. The 19-year-old male was issued a ticket for the faulty brake lights and failing to comply with an undertaking in relation to the drug use. A 24 hour suspension was also issued and the vehicle was towed from the scene.

Friday, April 12th

12:30 p.m. – A male was observed selling marijuana to youths by a RCMP member on patrol around the Macs store on Sylvan Drive. The suspect was confronted and several packages of marijuana, weapons and drug paraphernalia were found inside his back pack. The 19-year-old was arrested at the scene and charged with possession of a weapon for a dangerous purpose; trafficking in cannabis; failing to comply with a probation order and failing to comply with an undertaking.