During the week of April 26th – May 2nd the Slave Lake RCMP received 67 calls to service. Of these, suspicious people, Liquor Act, and traffic were the most prevalent. The following are a sample of some of these calls:
April 30th, 2020 – Driving with no insurance – While on patrol, the RCMP initiated a traffic stop on a vehicle showing expired vehicle registration. Officers obtained the drivers documents and noted his insurance was expired. The driver was issued a violating ticket for no insurance and his vehicle was towed.
May 1st, 2020 – Break and enter – The RCMP received a report that a unit at the Thompson Landing apartment building had been broken into. Officers found a male inside the unit. He was arrested, released on court documents and is scheduled to appear in court July 2020.
May 1st, 2020 – Breaching conditions – RCMP received a report that a male was causing a disturbance at the skate park in town. Attending, officers located the male who was on conditions to abstain from consumption of alcohol. He was arrested and taken back to the detachment. He was released when sober and was compelled to court for July 2020.
May 2nd, 2020 – Assault with a weapon – The RCMP received a report of a male assaulting a female on the street. Members attended but the male was gone. Patrols were made and the male was found. He was arrested and brought to the hospital due to health concerns. The male was subsequently released on court documents with conditions and is scheduled to appear in court August 2020.
Public health and isolation orders have been issued across the province under the Public Health Act. There is now a tool the community can use to report persons not abiding by the orders issued. If you believe someone is ill and not self-quarantining, or gatherings of 15 or more are being conducted, please report these concerns to https://ephisahs.microsoftcrmportals.com/create-case/