Traffic stop results in drug possession charges being laid

RCMP were called to a residence on 47A Avenue in Sylvan Lake.

October 4

1:51 a.m. – RCMP were called to a residence on 47A Avenue in Sylvan Lake. A witness reported an explosion at a residence located in the four-plex. Deck doors at the residence were blown out but no one was injured. The cause of the explosion is undetermined.

4:59 a.m. – A 52-year-old male is facing a charge in relation to a traffic stop on 50th Street at Perry Drive in Sylvan Lake. A RCMP member on patrol noticed a vehicle traveling at a high rate of speed in a 40 km/hr zone. The driver was stopped and admitted to alcohol consumption in addition to exhibiting signs of intoxication. The Calgary resident was formally charged with refusal of an approved screening device. His vehicle was towed at the scene.

October 5

1:35 a.m. – A 911 call was placed to police after a disturbance outside a residence on 44th Street in Sylvan Lake. A 30-year-old Sylvan Lake male was yelling and pounding on the door of his residence demanding that he get back inside. A neighbour confronted the male telling him to calm down at which point he chased her off the property. He was arrested at the scene for disturbing the peace and was transported to cells where he remained until sober.

12:53 p.m. – A 31-year-old Sylvan Lake female is facing a charge under the Traffic Safety Act in relation to a report of a stolen vehicle. A male initially reported that his vehicle was stolen from outside his residence, claiming the doors were unlocked and the keys were left in the ignition. The male then changed his story and advised that his wife had driven the vehicle after a party in Red Deer and crashed it at a location north of the Burnt Lake intersection at Highway 11. The female was subsequently charged with failure to report a collision.

11:11 p.m. – RCMP attended the McDonalds in Sylvan Lake after a call was received of a suspicious female making threats in the parking lot. A male complainant advised that a female, who appeared to be under the influence of a substance, approached him and told him to get out of his vehicle or he would be shot. The male immediately drove away without incident. The female was found a short time later walking on Highway 20. The 27-year-old female from Maskwacis, Alberta was arrested for outstanding warrants and released to appear in court.

October 7

4:36 p.m. – A domestic assault at an address in Bentley resulted in a charge being laid against a 20-year-old female resident of Rocky Mountain House. Police attended after a 911 call was received from an address on 46A Street. A female advised that she was assaulted by her ex-boyfriend while in a vehicle, however, further investigation resulted in the female being charged with assault and mischief under $5000.

10:54 p.m. – A 911 call was received regarding a domestic dispute in progress on 51 Avenue in Bentley. A male reported that his 23-year-old daughter and 29-year-old son-in-law were having a verbal argument when the situation escalated resulting in the son-in-law pouring gasoline all over the garage floor. The male was in the process of being arrested by RCMP at which time he began fighting with the officers. He was subsequently subdued and is charged with mischief causing danger to life; break and enter and commit to a residence; assault on a peace officer; resist a peace officer; uttering threats against a person; and two counts of fail to comply with a probation order.

October 8

8:24 a.m. – An investigation is underway in relation to a stolen vehicle from a residence on Wilson Close in Sylvan Lake. A male reported that his garage door was entered into overnight and left open. His friend’s vehicle was stolen from the garage along with some ID and credit cards. The vehicle has since been recovered by Red Deer RCMP.

11:03 a.m. – A collision at the Fas Gas on 50th Street in Sylvan Lake resulted in RCMP attendance. A 49-year-old Sylvan Lake female reported that she had just finished a night shift and took a quick nap before going to the gas station. When she drove into the parking area at the Fas Gas, her truck rolled over the curb and struck the building resulting in some damage to the brick and wall of the gas station. She did not sustain injury. Alcohol was not a factor in the collision.

2:15 p.m. – RCMP conducted a traffic stop on a suspicious vehicle on 60th Street in Sylvan Lake. A female reported that she was followed by a male in a truck while she was walking along 60th Street all the way to Old Boomer Road. The male pulled up beside the female and started to ask personal questions. The female avoided the male and left the area. The vehicle was later located by police and the driver was questioned. As a result, the 57-year-old male was found in possession of a drug and drug paraphernalia. He was formally charged with possession of cocaine.