Slave Lake, AB – During the week of December 8th – 14th the Slave Lake RCMP received one hundred and one (101) calls to service. Of these calls, disturbances, liquor act, and traffic related offences were the most prevalent. The following is a sample of some of these calls:
December 9th, 2019 – Impaired Operation of a Motor Vehicle
While patrolling town, Members stopped a vehicle and conducted a mandatory alcohol screening on the driver. The driver blew over three times the legal limit and was arrested. The vehicle was towed and the driver was released on documents. He is scheduled for court in the new year.
December 9th, 2019 – Driving While Disqualified
While patrolling town, Members pulled over a vehicle registered to an owner with a suspended licence. A traffic stop was initiated and the owner was in fact driving the vehicle. A summons was issued to the driver and he is to appear in court in the new year.
December 13th, 2019 – Break and Enter
The RCMP received a report of a suspect who entered a home without permission. The RCMP attended and arrested the suspect for breaking and entering as well as their outstanding warrants. No charges were laid for the break and enter at the request of the victim.
December 13th, 2019 – Collisions
The RCMP received a report of a two vehicle collision on highway 2, east of town. During the course of the investigation, it was determined that one of the vehicle drivers did not follow the Traffic Safety Act and a violation ticket was issued.
Fleeing the Scene of a Collision
During the week, the Slave Lake Detachment received several reports of failing to remain at the scene of a collision. The RCMP would like to remind everyone that if they are involved in a collision, they must report it to the nearest police detachment. Failing to report a collision when capable may result in violation tickets or charges.