Thursday , 23 September 2021
Arthur C. Green/Lakeland Connect

Bonnyville RCMP briefs

The Bonnyville RCMP recorded 199 calls for service or investigations during this past week including ten collisions.

Out of these 199 calls, 57 of them were traffic-related, including violation tickets and warnings.

On July 19, at 7:35 a.m., the RCMP took a complaint of a stolen ATV. The vehicle is described as a light blue CF Moto. The stolen vehicle is still outstanding and the investigation is ongoing.

Also on July 19, at 8:05 a.m., a resident reported a suspicious vehicle that was in the ditch. The complainant was able to see at least one person in the vehicle. Members attended and located the driver who was issued ASD demand and failed. The driver was subject to sanctions under the Provincial legislation. Information pertaining to the driver will not be released due to age.

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On July 20 at 1:59 p.m., a Mountie on patrol saw a vehicle without its headlights on and initiated a traffic stop. The Mounties found that the vehicle was not registered or insured and the driver was a suspended driver. Members completed the roadside screening after which the 23-year-old male from Bonnyville was charged with operating a motor vehicle while prohibited and was subject to provincial impaired driving sanctions.

On July 21, at 11:00 p.m., a resident reported a female had entered his backyard and started rifling through things and then knocked on his door. Despite being asked to leave multiple times the female refused, police attended the residence and arrested the suspect for trespassing. The 25-year-old female from Bonnyville was taken before a justice of the peace and remanded into custody.

On July 26, at 2:56 a.m., a resident reported a person sleeping in a vehicle. The Mounties attended and found that the suspect was still sitting in the driver’s seat with the keys in the ignition. Members completed a roadside screening demand and the driver failed. The 38-year-old female from Red Deer was subject to the provincial sanctions, receiving a $1000 fine, a 30-day vehicle seizure, and a licence suspension.

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About Arthur C. Green

Arthur C. Green is from Whitbourne Newfoundland and graduated from the CNA Journalism Program. Arthur also studied Business Marketing and Political Science at Memorial University in Essex England and St. John's Newfoundland. Green has worked for such organizations as CBC, CBC Radio, NTV, Saltwire, Great West Media, CKLB Radio, Vista Radio, and Postmedia. He also loves Jiggs Dinner!