Two motorcycle crashes investigated

RCMP are searching for a stolen vehicle from the Sylvan Lake area.

Saturday, Sept. 22nd

8:15 a.m. – RCMP are searching for a stolen vehicle from the Sylvan Lake area. A 2006 Saturn Ion was stolen overnight while parked outside a residence on Herder Drive. The owner noticed the theft the next morning and called police.

4:40 p.m. – A motorcycle driver sustained minor injuries after she rear ended a car on Range Road 30 at Township Road 380. The car driver had slowed to turn east onto Township Road 380 when the motorcycle struck the back of the car resulting in injuries. The motorcyclist was charged with following too closely.

Sunday, Sept. 23rd

12:18 p.m. – A male is facing an assault charge after police received 911 calls of a woman being thrown from a truck near Tim Hortons in Sylvan Lake. Witnesses reported seeing the woman in a struggle inside the truck, then being thrown from the vehicle onto the ground. The driver of the truck and a male passenger left the scene and were later apprehended with the assistance of Blackfalds RCMP and Lacombe Police Service. The female did not require medical attention.

Tuesday, Sept. 25th

7:17 p.m. – RCMP have laid charges against a male after he crashed his motorcycle on 50th Street at Lakeshore Drive. Witnesses told police that the male was travelling too fast, intentionally popped a wheelie and then crashed the bike after he lost control. The male is charged with stunting, operating a motorcycle without a proper license and not producing a valid insurance card.

9:58 p.m. – A male is charged with several offences after two 911 calls were made of a break and enter in progress at Anchor Boards Lifestyle and Apparel on 48 Avenue in Sylvan Lake. A young male was seen attempting to break into the business and then fled on foot being chased by a male witness for several blocks. RCMP later located the male at a residence on Westview Drive where he was arrested and is charged with several counts of failing to comply with an undertaking, trespassing at night and mischief under $5,000.

Wednesday, Sept. 26th

1:59 p.m. – RCMP are investigating the theft of a travel trailer from a residence on Hinshaw Drive. The travel trailer had been parked at the residence for some time and was checked frequently by the complainant, who reported the theft. There was no lock on the hitch at the time of the theft.

Thursday, Sept. 27th

3:14 a.m. – A male has been charged with failure to provide a breath sample in connection with a complaint on 50th Avenue at 50th Street in Eckville. A complaint was dispatched of a male passed out in a running vehicle at the location. When police arrived, the male showed signs of impairment, refused to identify himself and would not provide a breath sample. He was arrested at the scene, formally charged and lodged in cells until sober.

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