Sylvan Lake RCMP make arrests and lay charges following Winter Village vandalism

Sylvan Lake, Alberta – The RCMP have made arrests and laid charges following vandalism of the Winter Village on Jan. 13, 2021.

Investigation revealed that at 1:00 a.m., three suspects damaged lights, equipment and displays, totalling over $1,000 in damages. With the assistance of community members, the three male subjects were identified. Once identified, the three cooperated with the RCMP.

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Charged are Jonathan Arsenault, Jonathan Bouchard, and Devin Mainville. Each are facing one charge of Mischief and will be appearing in court in Red Deer. Arsenault appears Feb. 19, 2021 with Bouchard and Mainville appearing March 2, 2021.

“I am grateful to the Sylvan Lake community who provided valuable assistance in helping the RCMP solve this crime” said Staff Sergeant Jeff McBeth, Detachment Commander. “Our Winter Village is something our town is very proud of and celebrated by so many people. The damage caused was shocking, but as always, Sylvan Lakers pulled together.”

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