Sylvan Lake RCMP Detachment Bentley and area crime report

  • Jun. 23, 2009 3:00 p.m.

May 29 – June 10

Fri., May 29 – 3:34 a.m. – While on patrol, members stopped a vehicle after noting an erratic driving pattern. The driver showed signs of intoxication, was arrested and has been charged with Impaired Driving.

6:59 p.m. – A complaint was received of a domestic disturbance at a rural residence. No physical assault had occurred. One party was in the process of moving out of the residence and members remained to keep the peace while personal property was packed up.

Sat., May 30 – 12:21 a.m. – Members responded to a complaint of a backyard fire that appeared to be out of control. The fire was found to be under control and the property owner was on scene.

11:04 a.m. – Members responded to a 911 complaint of a quad that had been left on Rainy Creek Road with the keys in it and no one around. The matter is still under investigation.

3:42 PM – Members responded to possible drug use by youths parked in Bentley. A patrol was made to the area. The vehicle could not be located and no license plate number was provided. The complainant advised police it is an ongoing problem.

Thurs., June 4 – 4:54 p.m. – A member was dispatched to a complaint of two males walking into the bush carrying rifles on Rainy Creek Road. A member attended and spoke to the subjects. They advised that they were given permission by the owner to be on the land to hunt gophers.

Friday, June 5 – 11:12 a.m. – A member was dispatched to a 911 complaint of a vehicle driving all over the road and crossing the center line on Highway 20. Patrols were made but the vehicle was not located. There was no vehicle license plate number obtained for follow-up.

Sat., June 6 – 12:21 a.m. – Members responded to a 911 complaint of a vehicle stopped in the center of the lane on Highway 20. A patrol was made and police located the vehicle. The driver was arrested and lodged in cells. The matter is still under investigation.

4:18 PM – A complaint was received advising of two subjects fishing where unauthorized. A member attended and the subjects were gone when police arrived on scene.

Mon., June 8 – 4:33 p.m. – A complaint of a quad trespassing in a newly seeded field was received. The complainant did not wish charges but did request the youth be issued a warning. Police attended the residence of the suspect and a warning was issued.

Tues., June 9 – 11:27 a.m. – Members responded to an abandoned vehicle complaint in the Bentley area. The matter is still under investigation.

Wed., June 10 – 3:49 a.m. – Members were dispatched to a 911 complaint of suspicious people near a construction site between Highway 11 and Highway 20. A patrol was made and the subjects were not located.