Youths questioned after BB gun shot at vehicle

RCMP attended Sylvan Lake McDonalds after a report of a disturbance.

Saturday, September 14th

1:15 a.m. – RCMP attended Sylvan Lake McDonalds after a report of a disturbance. A complainant reported seeing three people smash the windows on a female’s vehicle and flee in a suspect vehicle heading toward Sylvan Lake. McDonalds’ staff advised that they did not witness anything unusual outside the restaurant; however a cab driver reported that his fare was engaged in a verbal altercation with someone in another vehicle in the parking lot but there was no damage witnessed. No specific damage was observed by RCMP and no further reports were received.

Sunday, September 15th

1:46 a.m. – A regular patrol along Lakeshore Drive resulted in an assault charge against a 33-year-old Sylvan Lake male. Members noticed a male and female having an argument near Fireside Restaurant and turned their vehicle around to assist when a female witness approached them advising she saw the male lift the female up by the neck against the wall of the restaurant. The male was arrested on scene and is charged with assault. The 38-year-old Sylvan Lake female victim was not seriously injured. Alcohol was a factor.

Monday, September 16th

7:37 a.m. – A two vehicle collision resulted in injuries on Highway 20 at Highway 12 just outside of Bentley. Police were already dispatched to a break and enter and were en-route when they were also called to the collision between a car and SUV. Witnesses say they saw the driver of the SUV cut across the path of the car which was heading northbound on Highway 20. A 28-year-old pregnant female from Ponoka, who was driving the car, sustained non-life threatening injuries as a result of the collision. The driver of the SUV, a 31-year-old female resident from Rimbey, was not injured. Investigation into the matter is continuing.

Tuesday, September 17th

7:56 p.m. – A resident of Jarvis Bay Drive called police after youths shot at and damaged the window of his vehicle with a BB gun. The 24-year-old male called 911 to report that he was following the youths who shot at the front passenger window of his vehicle. He tracked two of the youths back to a residence on Jarvis Bay Drive. RCMP attended the residence and spoke with two males, aged 13 and 16, and also with their parent. The youths advised they were present but did not commit the offence. Police also attended a residence on Hillman Way in Sylvan Lake. Another 16-year-old male was questioned in the presence of his parent and it was agreed that they would pay for the damages. RCMP advised the youths that they would receive community service.

Thursday, September 19th

7:01 p.m. – RCMP are investigating a break and enter into an Eckville residence. The homeowner returned to his residence to find both the front and rear doors open. Valuables, including jewelry, were stolen from the residence. An investigation is underway.

Friday, September 20th

8:09 a.m. – A 31-year-old Red Deer male is facing impaired driving charges after his vehicle was stopped by RCMP on Highway 20 at the traffic circle near Sylvan Lake. Rimbey received a call of an erratic driver heading out of their area toward Sylvan Lake where the male was stopped and provided a breath sample. He was charged with impaired driving and having a blood alcohol level over. 08. His vehicle was towed from the scene.

4:51 p.m. – RCMP are investigating a break and enter into a cottage in Lacombe County. The homeowner checked on his property to find the garage door damaged with entry gained. A tractor and tools were stolen. Investigation is ongoing.

 

Just Posted

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

Fred Penner featured during special Symphony and Museum fundraiser

Event at Bo’s Bar & Grill set to run Sept. 28th

UPDATE: 18-year-old Rimbey teen dies in collision

A portion of Highway 53 west of Rimbey is down to one lane while crews investigate

U.S. congressman issues dire warning to Canada’s NAFTA team: time is running out

Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister Chrystia Freeland is expected to resume talks with the U.S.

New silver collector coin features Indigenous dancer

New silver collectors coin captures fast-paced energy of an Indigenous powwow

Off Nova Scotia, a bid to ‘unravel the mystery’ of great white sharks

The question: Is Nova Scotia the second mating site for Atlantic white sharks, something scientists say could be key to protecting the endangered species.

Canadian investigator says World Anti-Doping Agency got a bad deal from Russia

A Canadian lawyer says the World Anti-Doping Agency rushed into accepting a bad deal by reinstating the country’s drug-testing program.

Fashion Fridays: Rock some animal print

Kim XO, lets you in on the latest fall fashion trends on Fashion Fridays on the Black Press Media Network

New evacuations ordered because of Florence flooding

Emergency managers on Friday ordered about 500 people to flee homes along the Lynches River

Legal society poster seeks complainants against two cops on Downtown Eastside

Pivot Legal Society became aware of allegations made against the officers after a video circulated

Jury to deliberate in case of Calgary man accused of murdering woman

Curtis Healy could be convicted of first-degree murder, second-degree murder or manslaughter

Liberals want to know what Canadians think of legalized weed

The federal government will comb social media for Canadians’ pot-related behaviour

Most Read