RCMP update: Drunk driving, damage in a residence, etc.

July 1st to July 6th, 2020

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During the week of July 1st – 6th the Slave Lake RCMP received 79 calls to service. Of these calls, traffic collisions, impaired operation of motor vehicles, and assaults were the most prevalent.

The following are a sample of some of these calls:

July 2nd, 2020 – Impaired driving
The RCMP received a report of a possible impaired driver. Members located the suspect and an impaired investigation was conducted. The driver provided a breath sample and was over the legal limit. The vehicle was towed. He is scheduled to appear in court September 2020.

July 4th, 2020 – Impaired driving
The RCMP received a report of a possible impaired driver leaving an establishment in town. Members located the vehicle and an impaired investigation was started. The driver provided a breath sample and blew over the legal limit. The vehicle was towed and the accused was released on court documents. She is scheduled to appear in court September 2020.

July 5th, 2020 – Damage to property
The RCMP received a report of a man damaging property inside a residence. The man was located and arrested for mischief. He was released on court documents and is scheduled to appear in court this year.

July 6th, 2020 – Theft of vehicle
The RCMP received a call regarding a single vehicle collision. Witnesses report that a damaged vehicle was in the ditch in the northeast quadrant of town. Members arrived on scene and the driver of the vehicle was gone upon our arrival. The vehicle was classified as stolen and video surveillance was reviewed from the site location. A man was identified and with the support of a neighbouring detachment, he was arrested. The man is scheduled to appear in court next month.

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