Various homes, garages spray painted, hot tub damaged

RCMP attended a single vehicle rollover on Highway 11 east of Eckville.

Saturday, Sept. 8th

2:28 a.m. – RCMP attended a single vehicle rollover on Highway 11 east of Eckville. A 911 call was placed after witnesses saw a vehicle in the ditch on its roof and a female passenger trapped under the vehicle. The female was removed from under the vehicle and was transported by air to Edmonton. The male driver is charged with careless driving. Alcohol was not a factor. Neither occupant was wearing a seatbelt.

8:57 a.m. – A complaint of vandalism resulted in an investigation after a traffic sign was pulled out of the ground on Perry Drive in Sylvan Lake. A truck parked near the location also received extensive damage. A couple of rocks were used to damage the vehicle.

10:59 a.m. – A male is charged with assault in connection with an incident on Range Road 25 in Red Deer County. RCMP were called after a male threatened another male at a work site resulting in a physical altercation. There were no weapons and no injuries are reported.

12:50 p.m. – A male is facing charges of impaired driving after a vehicle struck a deck and a tree on a residential property near Sylvan Lake Golf and Country Club. The driver was arrested at the scene, given a breathalyzer and was formally charged. The vehicle was seized and the driver is suspended until the court case is resolved.

7:40 p.m. – RCMP have charged a male after they observed him operating a motor vehicle while suspended. The vehicle was stopped near Tim Hortons in Sylvan Lake. The male is charged with breaching his conditions. He was previously suspended in relation to an impaired charge.

Sunday, Sept. 9th

7:43 a.m. – Police are investigating random incidents of vandalism at various properties around Sylvan Lake. Most recently a house on Fox Close was spray painted and a hot tub was damaged with holes poked into the sides. Another incident was reported on Harper Drive where a garage door was spray painted with symbols. Two other garages near the location were also vandalized.

Monday, Sept. 10th

1:51 a.m. – A male is facing charges after a vehicle collided with a house on Herder Drive. A vehicle hit the side of a house and fled the scene northbound on Herder Drive. Members followed a trail of fluid to a parking garage and located the damaged vehicle inside. The registered owner is facing charges. No one in the residence was injured.

Just Posted

Sylvan Lake and Eckville under snow fall warning

Environment Canada issued the warning Saturday morning.

Local parents and teachers learn how to help their kids Grow Up Digital

Dr. Phillip McCrae presented research from Grow Up Digital Alberta on Fri., Sept. 21

H.J. Cody Lakers stumble against Stettler Wildcats

The Lakers lost the home game, Sept. 20, 20-8

Wolf Creek Schools raises Treaty 6 flag for first time

Chiefs, school officials took part in a ceremony that is aimed at acknowledging Treaty 6 land

Red Deer County wins award for third year

Red Deer County was recently recognized for outstanding budget presentation

Environment Canada confirms Ottawa area hit by two tornadoes Friday

At one point more than 200,000 hydro customers were blacked out

Trump drains oxygen from Trudeau foreign policy with PM, Freeland bound for UN

A lot has changed since the Liberals came to power in Canada in 2015

Coaches, players on Alberta university rugby team buckle up for the Broncos

16 people died when Humboldt Broncos bus collided with a semi-truck in rural Saskatchewan

The Vatican ‘owes God an apology,’ activist says in letter to Pope Francis

Letter came after a report on sexual abuse of more than 1,000 children in six Pennsylvania dioceses

Ottawa to name new ambassador for women, peace and security, Freeland says

Chrystia Freeland also confirmed Canada would spend about $25 million to fund number of initiatives

‘A little bright spot:’ Ottawa residents rescue dog trapped beneath rubble

Freelance journalist says rescue of a dog trapped under rubble was happy ending amid chaos in Ottawa

VIDEO: Inside an eerily empty mall in Canada

Only nine of 517 retail spaces are open for business as the grand opening postponed to next year

Tens of thousands without power following tornado in Ottawa region

Hydro Ottawa says more than 170,000 customers were without power early this morning

BALONEY METER: Do Liberal policies mean a typical family is $2,000 richer?

MPs took to Twitter to talk how ‘typical’ Canadian families have more money due to Liberal policies

Most Read