Two-year-old found intoxicated during assault investigation

RCMP attended an address on Range Road 12 in Lacombe County after a complaint of trespassing was received.

Sunday, Mar. 31st

12:22 p.m. – RCMP attended an address on Range Road 12 in Lacombe County after a complaint of trespassing was received. The complainant told police that a couple of males in two trucks were driving erratically in his field. When members arrived, they found one driver with his vehicle stuck in the mud, and he was standing in the field. The other driver had departed.

The male appeared to be intoxicated and was arrested for public intoxication. He was issued two fines for entering on land without permission and a novice driver failing a breath sample.

6:02 p.m. – A vehicle stop on Hinshaw Drive at Herder Drive in Sylvan Lake resulted in the arrest of the vehicle passenger. The 27-year-old male provided police with a false name when asked to provide his identity.

The male was found to have several outstanding warrants and was arrested. He was also charged with obstructing a peace officer and failing to comply with the conditions of a recognizance.

7:48 p.m. – RCMP were called to a domestic assault on Range Road 1-4 in Lacombe County. Dispatch received a 911 call from a woman advising that she had been assaulted by her spouse. The male was intoxicated and it was discovered that a two-year-old child in the residence was exposed to alcohol and was also found to be intoxicated.

The female was transported to hospital with a broken collarbone and the child was also treated.

The accused male is facing charges of assault causing bodily harm, mischief under $5,000 and obstruction of a peace officer.

9:32 p.m. – Several calls were made to RCMP dispatch regarding a roving steer in and around Sylvan Lake over the Easter weekend. The animal was spotted running down Highway 11A to Poplar Ridge Road and the next day on the train tracks near the Dairy Queen in Sylvan Lake. When the steer was approached near the trailer park on 50th Avenue, the animal fled onto Sylvan Lake and left the area shortly afterward. No further complaints were received.

Tuesday, Apr. 2nd

3:11 p.m. – Complaints were received of vandalism along Lyle Close in Sylvan Lake over the Easter long weekend. Homeowners advised that they received damage to the fences in the area. RCMP are investigating.

Wednesday Apr. 3rd

7:02 a.m. – RCMP have laid several charges against a 22-year-old male after a bizarre driving incident. A male called dispatch advising of an erratic male driver in a truck passing on a double solid line at excessive speeds and sideswiping the complainant’s vehicle removing the driver side mirror.

The complainant caught up to the suspect driver at the Meadowlands Golf Course, where they both exited their vehicles on foot. Members arrived on scene and arrested the suspect, who was also wanted on four outstanding warrants. The male was found to be driving a truck reported stolen earlier that morning.

He is facing charges of possession of property obtained by crime over $5,000, dangerous operation of a motor vehicle, obstructing a peace officer and operating a motor vehicle without holding an operator’s license.

7:17 p.m. – A male is facing several fines as a result of a driving incident on Range Road 12 in Lacombe County. A complainant advised that a male drove up on his yard, exited the vehicle and fell onto the lawn.

Members attended and located the 29-yearold male sleeping in the back seat of the vehicle. He was heavily under the influence of what was believed to be both drugs and alcohol and was arrested at the scene.

He received a 24 hour suspension and was fined for having open liquor in his vehicle, possessing more than one operator’s license and driving outside a designated vehicular crossing.