Police Investigate Theft of Excavator worth $70,000

Posted on Jul 28, 2015

File Number: 2015-880383 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-07-28 Sometime between July 11th and July 14th, an excavator was stolen from a work site off of Highway 63, approximately 47 kilometers south of Fort McMurray. The equipment was loaded onto a big trailer to be transported. The excavator in question is of Kobelco make, model SK25, yellow in […]

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Police Investigate Fatal Crash

Posted on Jul 28, 2015

File Number: 2015-939502 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-07-28 On July 28, shortly after 5:00 AM, Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a fatal collision on Highway 63 at Kilometer marker 216. A half ton truck traveling southbound crossed the center lane and sideswiped a northbound tractor trailer, catching fire after impact. A 44 year old male was pronounced […]

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RCMP Investigate Serious Incident

Posted on Jul 27, 2015

Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-07-24 On Friday July 24th, 2015 at approximately 2:00 am, Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a serious incident in the Saprae Creek/Quarry Ridge area of Fort McMurray. Wood Buffalo RCMP members including the Serious Crime Unit and the General Investigation Section are investigating. Thus far, there is no indication that this incident was […]

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RCMP Investigate Break and Enter

Posted on Jul 20, 2015

File Number: 2015-866982 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-07-20 The Wood Buffalo RCMP is seeking the assistance from the general public in regards to a Break and Enter in Conklin. On July 14th, 2015 at approximately 12:25 am two suspects broke into the store at Conklin corner. The suspects stole several boxes of cigarettes, DVDs, cash and food. […]

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Search Warrant Results in Arrest / Charges

Posted on Jul 17, 2015

File Number: 2015-793974 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-07-17 On Saturday July 11th, 2015 Wood Buffalo RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence on Athabasca Avenue in which electronic devices, including two laptops were seized. As a result of the investigation, it was determined that over the last 17 months $300,000 was stolen from the Abasand Esso. […]

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RCMP Investigate Robbery

Posted on Jul 17, 2015

File Number: 2015-865934 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-07-16 The Wood Buffalo RCMP is seeking the assistance from the general public in regards to a Robbery. On Monday July 13th, 2015, two male suspects entered the Convenience Store located at 11721 Macdonald Drive. One of the male suspects threatened the employee with a knife, and demanded the clerk […]

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Motorcycle Safety

Posted on Jul 14, 2015

Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-07-14 The Alberta Traffic Safety initiative for the month of July focuses on the importance of motorcycle safety. The Wood Buffalo RCMP, along with its law-enforcement partners, will be out in full force to ensure the safe driving behaviours of all motorists, with added focus on motorcyclist. Motorcycles are less visible and […]

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RCMP Officers in Wood Buffalo Begin Pilot Project to Body Worn Video Cameras

Posted on Jul 6, 2015

Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-07-03 Starting on June 27th, 2015 Wood Buffalo RCMP will be participating in a trial project that will see local police officers sporting body worn video (BWV) cameras which will film their interaction with local citizens. The trial is part of an RCMP national feasibility study into police use of BWV cameras. […]

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All lanes closed on Highway 63 At The Intersection of 881

Posted on Jul 6, 2015

File Number: 2015-796835 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-06-30 Wood Buffalo RCMP with Fire Emergency Services and EMS is currently on scene of a two vehicle collision at Highway 63 and the intersection of Highway 881. A diesel truck and SUV collided at approximately 6:30pm. The diesel truck is blocking all north bound traffic and is on […]

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RCMP Respond to Accident South on Highway 63

Posted on Jul 6, 2015

File Number: 2015-795942 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-06-30 Wood Buffalo RCMP is currently on scene of a single vehicle roll over 100 km’s south of Fort McMurray on Hwy 63.  A dump truck lost control and went off the highway into the ditch in the Southbound lane. The driver appears to have suffered minor injuries, and […]

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