Wood Buffalo RCMP Investigate Shooting

Posted on Mar 30, 2015

File Number: 2015-345375 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-03-29 On Sunday, March 29th, at approximately 4:30 a.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to reported gun shots on Ashgrove Drive in the Abasand area of Fort McMurray. Upon arrival, police located a 32 year old male victim inside an Ashgrove Drive residence with gunshot wounds to his body. The […]

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Mischief to Portable Toilet

Posted on Mar 26, 2015

File Number: 2015-316182 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-03-26 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On March 22, 2015 at approximately 8:30 am RCMP were notified by construction workers that a portable toilet had been heavily damaged the night before.  The Portable toilet was part of a construction site north of Fort McMurray, near Parsons Creek area. RCMP investigators […]

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Man Arrested for Drug Possession and Theft

Posted on Mar 25, 2015

File Number: 2015-305940 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-03-25 On Thursday March 19, Wood Buffalo RCMP Drug Unit conducted an investigation to a residence on Silver Springs Road in Fort McMurray suspected of containing illegal drugs.  During the investigation information was received indicating a suspect that was in the residence committed a theft at a liquor store in […]

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RCMP Investigate Homicide

Posted on Mar 24, 2015

Fort McMurray, Alberta March 18, 2015 On March 17, 2015, just shortly before 8 a.m., the Wood Buffalo RCMP officers were called to Mustang Road in Fort McMurray where EMS was on scene with a 26-year-old man who had been a victim of an aggravated assault. The man was transported to the local hospital where he later […]

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March Fraud Prevention Month

Posted on Mar 24, 2015

File Number: N/A Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-03-17 March is Fraud Prevention Month; Wood Buffalo RCMP will be promoting awareness and ways to protect yourself against fraudulent activity throughout the month. This week’s tip focuses on Seniors. Prize Scam Seniors are solicited over the phone or email and advised they are the winner of a large […]

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Update-Highway 63 Southbound At Suncor Overpass

Posted on Mar 16, 2015

File Number: 2015-278958 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-03-13 Wood Buffalo RCMP have re-opened Highway 63 Southbound at Suncor overpass.  A trailer carrying molten sulphur had ignited and was partially blocking lanes of travel. Fire crews on scene have extinguished the fire and RCMP have reopened the highway. There were no injuries reported. Previous Release: Wood Buffalo […]

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Highway 63 Closed Southbound At Suncor Overpass

Posted on Mar 16, 2015

File Number: 2015-278958 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-03-13 Wood Buffalo RCMP with Fire Emergency Services is currently on scene of a Semi-trailer fire on Highway 63 at the Suncor Overpass. Highway 63 Southbound at the Suncor Overpass has been closed. RCMP requests the public to stay clear of this area until the highway reopens. If you […]

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March Fraud Prevention Month

Posted on Mar 11, 2015

File Number: N/A Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-03-10 March is Fraud Prevention Month; Wood Buffalo RCMP will be promoting awareness and ways to protect yourself against fraudulent activity throughout the month. This week’s tip focuses on students. Merchandise Scams – Buying Online & Counterfeit Goods Students need to be cautious when buying merchandise online and are encouraged […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP- Illegal Stopping On Roadway

Posted on Mar 11, 2015

File Number: N/A Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-03-10 Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to remind the motoring public not to stop on the roadway while waiting to turn right into Tim Hortons parking lot on Thickwood Boulevard in Fort McMurray. Not only is it illegal, more importantly it is dangerous. Fail to Obey a Traffic Control […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Host Community Consultation Sessions

Posted on Mar 10, 2015

As part of Wood Buffalo RCMP’s commitment to safer communities, the detachment is looking for input from members of the community to help determine what the Annual Performance Plan (policing priorities) for 2015-2016 will be. The Annual Performance Plan is used by RCMP Detachments across the country to assist in meeting the goal of secure […]

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