Centennial Street at 50 Avenue was blocked off for a short period of time on Monday afternoon as emergency crews attended to a collision involving a truck and a parked car. No injuries were reported in the incident

Woman suffers serious injuries in domestic dispute

See a summary of recent police activity in this week's RCMP Report, provided by the Sylvan Lake RCMP.

  • Jul. 16, 2015 9:00 a.m.

Sylvan Lake RCMP responded to the following calls for service between June 27 and July 3:

June 27

5:32 p.m. – RCMP attended Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake after a 911 call was received of a group of intoxicated males causing a disturbance. Four males were arrested at the Wild Rapids Waterslides Park after refusing to leave the premises. They were lodged in cells until sober.

8:09 p.m. – An investigation is underway into the theft of vehicles from a business in the Eckville area. The owner advised police that the front door to his shop was kicked in and that a motorcycle and quad were stolen. In addition, a lawnmower not belonging to the complainant was left behind.

9:20 p.m. – A 19-year-old Lethbridge male is facing charges in relation to a traffic stop in Sylvan Lake. RCMP stopped a vehicle on 48th Street at 49th Avenue. The male driver was arrested and charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over .08.

June 28

12:58 a.m. – An erratic driver was observed by police on 50th Street at 47th Avenue in Sylvan Lake. The vehicle was stopped and a roadside screening device was utilized. As a result, a 24-year-old Manitoba male was arrested and charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over .08.

3:51 a.m. – RCMP attended the Fas Gas on 50th Street in Sylvan Lake in relation to a complaint involving a group of intoxicated people causing a disturbance. Two complainants reported a group of males walking down the street with pylons around their necks and dancing on a resident’s lawn. Police patrolled the area but the group had dispersed without further incident.

9:39 a.m. – Two motorcyclists were fined as a result of a driving incident on Lakeshore Drive at 44th Street. A patrolling RCMP member observed two males illegally pass a line of traffic on Lakeshore Drive. A 32-year-old Ponoka male was fined for careless driving and was issued a 72 hour suspension with his motorbike towed at the scene. A 26-year-old Sylvan Lake male was also fined for careless driving.

1:50 p.m. – Police received a call of a stolen vehicle on Rosewood Rise in Sylvan Lake. A Toyota Corolla was reported to be stolen from the driveway of a residence. The vehicle was located two days later on 45 Street Crescent in Sylvan Lake.

4:54 p.m. – The theft of a quad was reported to RCMP. The owner contacted police to advise that his locked garage was entered into at a residence on 56th Avenue in Eckville. No other items were reported stolen.

June 29

4:28 a.m. – An Edmonton male is facing charges in relation to a vehicle stop on Highway 20 at Township Road 39-2. RCMP on patrol observed a vehicle traveling at an extremely high rate of speed on Highway 20. Police pursued the vehicle which was eventually abandoned in a farmer’s field near Range Road 282. Two males were located however one fled the area. A 24-year-old male from Edmonton is facing multiple charges. A second male, a 28-year-old resident of Grande Prairie, is being sought.

5:36 a.m. – A single vehicle rollover on Highway 20 at Township Road 392 in Lacombe County resulted in charges against the driver. A 56-year-old male from Calgary was observed by police standing near his rolled vehicle. He did not appear injured; however he was determined to be under the influence of alcohol. As a result, he was charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over .08.

June 30

4:05 a.m. – A male was issued a suspension in relation to a traffic stop in Sylvan Lake. Police observed a suspicious vehicle in the Hewlett Park residential area. A roadside screening device was utilized and the 20-year-old GDL driver was issued a 30-day suspension and fined for operating a motor vehicle contrary to license conditions. The vehicle was seized for seven days.

11:24 a.m. – RCMP were called to a single vehicle motorcycle collision on Highway 11 in Lacombe County. Witnesses advised police that a motorcyclist had passed vehicles on the right hand side of the road speeding through a construction zone prior to rolling his bike. The driver got up and left the scene, however the investigation into the incident continues.

5:00 p.m. – A 21-year-old Sylvan Lake male has been charged in relation to a domestic dispute. A 19-year-old female reported to RCMP that her life had been threatened by her ex-boyfriend. An investigation resulted in a Criminal Code charge of uttering threats against a person being laid against the male.

July 2

12:39 a.m. – A 911 call was placed to RCMP after a witness observed a group of males on the roof of a restaurant on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. The intoxicated males were observed climbing a flag pole and entering onto the roof of the establishment. Police responded however the males had already left the area.

6:29 a.m. – A domestic dispute in Sylvan Lake has resulted in an assault charge. A witness contacted police advising that a male was physically assaulting a female near Fox Run School on Old Boomer Road. A couple had been walking home from a liquor establishment at which time a verbal argument became physical. A 19-year-old female sustained serious but non-life threatening injuries. A 19-year-old male is charged with assault causing bodily harm.

1:24 p.m. – A break and enter at a residence in Sylvan Lake is being investigated by RCMP. The owner of the residence on 49th Street contacted police to advise that a lock to a patio door had been broken and the residence had been entered. Some cash was stolen however nothing else appeared to have been taken.

July 3

4:23 a.m. – An investigation is continuing into a vehicle fire on 49th Avenue near 46th Street in Sylvan Lake. Police and fire crews were called to a parking lot across from the Sylvan Lake Medical Clinic where a taxi was fully engulfed in flames. Witnesses reported seeing individuals around the vehicle late in the evening before the fire ensued. The blaze was quickly extinguished and no injuries are reported.


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