Youngster recovering after being struck while leaving parked vehicle

RCMP pulled over a vehicle after a report of a male driver swerving out of his lane, going across the centre and shoulder lines

  • Aug. 16, 2012 8:00 p.m.

Monday, August 6

11:58 p.m. – RCMP pulled over a vehicle after a report of a male driver swerving out of his lane, going across the centre and shoulder lines, and almost hitting the ditch on Highway 11 between Range Road 284 and Range Road 12. The driver was found not to be impaired but admitted to using his cell phone while driving. He received a fine for distracted driving.

Tuesday, August 7th

6:00 a.m. – A male youth is facing numerous charges, including assault, taking a motor vehicle without consent and several counts of failing to comply with conditions of his probation order and recognizance. The charges are in relation to various offences which occurred in Sylvan Lake, including the assault of the youth’s ex-girlfriend. He is currently being sought by police.

3:50 p.m. – RCMP are investigating reports of dangerous driving in the area of 47th Avenue and 43rd Street in Sylvan Lake. Complaints were made of a dark blue Ford truck driven by a youth, screeching tires, running through stop signs, almost colliding with a complainant and two children playing near a sidewalk. The investigation involves two youths stunting.

Wednesday, August 8th

12:15 a.m. – Charges of assault, assault with weapon and uttering threats have been laid against a male in connection with a domestic assault on 50th Avenue in Sylvan Lake. RCMP received a 911 call from a child at the residence advising that her mother was being assaulted by her father. Police took the male into custody without incident.

12:44 a.m. – Two males are facing two counts each of mischief under $5,000 after vandalism was reported in front of Lakers Pub and Grill on Lakeshore Drive in Sylvan Lake. All of the flower bed pots in front of the establishment were damaged. The suspects were later arrested on 50A Avenue and were found to be highly intoxicated. They were lodged in cells until sober.

Thursday, August 9th

12:27 a.m. – Police attended a domestic disturbance on Hinshaw Drive in Sylvan Lake where a male was reportedly assaulting a female. When RCMP arrived, the female advised that she had been pushed and choked after a verbal argument became heated. The suspect had fled the scene and was later arrested in Red Deer after a warrant was issued for his arrest.

Friday, August 10th

2:57 p.m. – RCMP are currently investigating a collision involving a pedestrian on 47th Avenue at 51st Street in Sylvan Lake. The female driver of a truck struck a 13-yearold girl who had just exited a parked vehicle. The young girl sustained a fractured skull, bleeding on the brain, and broken bones in her right ear as well as cuts and bruises. She was transported to hospital in serious but non-life threatening condition. She is currently recovering in hospital. The investigation into the matter is continuing, however, alcohol is not considered a factor. It is believed fatigue contributed to the collision.

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