RCMP Investigate Fatal ATV Crash

Posted on Apr 29, 2015

File Number: 2015-481724 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-04-29 On Tuesday, April 28th,  2015 at approximately 9:50pm, Wood Buffalo RCMP and Emergency Services responded to a report of an all-terrain vehicle crash in the Saprae Creek area southeast of Fort McMurray where a 57 year old man was pronounced deceased at the scene. Initial investigation determined the […]

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RCMP Investigate Attempted Robbery

Posted on Apr 22, 2015

File Number: 2015-441295 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-04-21 Wood Buffalo RCMP members were called to an attempted robbery in the parking lot of the downtown Safeway on Franklin Avenue. A female was walking towards her vehicle when she was grabbed from behind with the suspect seemingly searching for a purse. The suspect was described as the […]

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Collision on Thickwood Boulevard

Posted on Apr 22, 2015

File Number: 2015-445260 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-04-21 Wood Buffalo RCMP received a complaint of a head on collision on the off ramp of Highway 63 north getting onto Thickwood Boulevard, April 20th, around 5:45 p.m. Emergency services had to respond and traffic was limited to one lane. Two occupants were transported to hospital by precautionary […]

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Highway 63 Closed

Posted on Apr 13, 2015

Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-04-09 RCMP members and Emergency Services have just been dispatched to a serious collision on Highway 63 just south of Wandering River. As a result of this collision, Highway 63 has been shut down to facilitate effective deployment of emergency services. It is unknown at this time when the highway will re-open. […]

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Driver Charged with Public Mischief

Posted on Apr 9, 2015

File Number: 2015-375776 Fort Chipewyan, Alberta 2015-04-09 On Sunday April 5th, 2015, Fort Chipewyan RCMP received a report of a stolen Jeep Wrangler from the owner. The vehicle was later located on its’ side on Dore Lake Road near Fort Chipewyan by a passing motorist. The investigation determined the owner was the driver of the vehicle. […]

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UPDATE – RCMP Make Arrest in Homicide Investigation

Posted on Apr 9, 2015

File Number: 2015-294409 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-04-09 Wood Buffalo RCMP has made an arrest in the homicide of a 26 year old man. On Tuesday April 7th, 2015, police arrested 19 year old Nigel LaFrance of Fort McMurray without incident. Nigel LaFrance has been charged with; –        One Count of First Degree Murder. –        One […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Traffic Report

Posted on Apr 7, 2015

Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-04-07 During the long weekend over Easter, Wood Buffalo RCMP Municipal Traffic Unit was kept busy contributing to safe roads. On Friday April 3rd, a joint initiative was conducted with the Integrated Traffic Unit on Highway 63 that saw 36 traffic tickets issued for various infractions. Nineteen of those were for speeding. […]

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Assault with a Weapon

Posted on Apr 1, 2015

File Number: 2015-348554 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-04-01 On March 30, 2015, shortly after 2:00 a.m. a 36 year old cab driver was victim of an assault with a weapon on Fraser Avenue, Fort McMurray, near Jiffy Lube. A male and a female entered the victim’s taxi vehicle and entered into an argument with the victim. The […]

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