Video footage obtained after window punched out at Big Moo

A male is charged with impaired driving and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle after a vehicle collided

Saturday, Nov. 3rd

12:28 a.m. – A male is charged with impaired driving and dangerous operation of a motor vehicle after a vehicle collided with a fire hydrant on Hendrickson Bay at Hinshaw Drive. A truck was spotted speeding around a corner and striking a fire hydrant. The vehicle was no longer driveable and the driver left the scene on foot. Patrols of the area from the crash site to the registered owner’s residence in Sylvan Lake resulted in the arrest of the driver.

11:24 p.m. – More than one complaint was called in to RCMP after a window was punched out at the Big Moo on Lakeshore Drive. A male was spotted leaving the area on foot. Video footage was obtained by police of the area and the investigation is continuing.

Sunday, Nov. 4th

2:13 a.m. – RCMP were called to Highway 11A after a complaint of a male walking along the highway screaming obscenities at passing cars. The male, who was extremely intoxicated, fled in a field after he was approached by an officer. Another member was called to the area and the male was apprehended in the field. He was arrested and lodged in cells until sober.

Tuesday, Nov. 6th

5:38 p.m. – Eckville Elementary School was the target of mischief. A vehicle was driven onto the field around the school damaging a fence, benches and other school ground property. Estimated damage is over $5,000. Evidence was obtained at the scene and the investigation is continuing. Anyone with information is asked to contact Sylvan Lake RCMP.

Friday, Nov. 9th

6:00 a.m. – A resident of 45th Street in Sylvan Lake reported vandalism to his vehicle. Sometime overnight his driver’s side mirror was broken off. There was also a second report of vandalism to a vehicle mirror in the vicinity.

10:07 p.m. – A check stop along 50th Avenue in Sylvan Lake resulted in a charge against a male driver. The officer smelled alcohol on the driver who admitted to consuming a couple of drinks but it was determined that he was not impaired. The driver, however, was not in possession of his driver’s licence and was subsequently found to be suspended out of Nova Scotia. The driver is facing a charge of driving while disqualified.

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