Vehicle Stop Results In Drug Charges

Posted on Nov 30, 2015

File Number: 2015-1505333 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-11-26 On November 21st, 2015 just after 7:00 pm the Wood Buffalo RCMP Municipal Traffic Unit conducted a traffic stop in the Timberlea area of Fort McMurray that resulted in the initiation of a drug investigation. During the course of the investigation 56 grams of Cannabis was seized as […]

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RCMP Respond to Fatal Collision

Posted on Nov 30, 2015

File Number: 2015-1513657 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-11-23 On November 22nd, 2015 at approximately 5:45 pm Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a fatal collision on the access road to Fort McKay, approximately two kilometres north of the Highway 63 junction. A small SUV travelling northbound with two occupants struck an oncoming Semi-trailer that was headed south. […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Continues Search For Missing Individual

Posted on Nov 19, 2015

File Number: 2015-1472833 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-11-16 Update Wood Buffalo RCMP continues the search for the missing person who is believed to be a male who was last seen entering the Athabasca River on Friday November 13th, 2015. Over the weekend Wood Buffalo RCMP deployed five officers, including the Police Dog Service unit to aid in […]

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Man Faces Charges after Vehicle Hits Pedestrian

Posted on Nov 19, 2015

File Number: 2015-1476991 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-11-16 At approximately 5:00 am on Saturday November 14th, 2015 two pedestrians were struck by a vehicle at the intersection of Confederation Way and Millennium Drive in Timberlea. One pedestrian received only minor injuries and declined EMS treatment.  The other victim, a 30 year old male, suffered life threatening injuries.  He was transported to […]

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RCMP Investigate Suspicious Package

Posted on Nov 19, 2015

File Number: 2015-1474661 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-11-13 At 4:40 p.m. on November 13th, 2015, Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of a suspicious package at the Fort McMurray International Airport, Fort McMurray, Alberta. RCMP remains on scene, the area is secured and the airport has been evacuated as a precaution. The Wood Buffalo RCMP are […]

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Search and Rescue Effort Underway

Posted on Nov 19, 2015

File Number: 2015-1472833 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-11-13 At approximately 10:45 am on November 13th, 2015 Wood Buffalo RCMP received a report of a person that had gone over the side of the Steinhauer Bridge. The individual went into the water of the Athabasca River. Wood Buffalo RCMP as well as Fire and Rescue are on scene […]

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Pedestrian Safety

Posted on Nov 6, 2015

Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-11-06 With the changing weather and reduced number of daylight hours the concern for pedestrian safety increases. During the month of November, Wood Buffalo RCMP will be extra vigilant that users of the roadways conduct themselves in such a manner to support the safety of pedestrians. The following are some recommended safety […]

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Crime Prevention Strategies For Business Owners

Posted on Nov 4, 2015

Fort McMurray, Alberta 2015-11-04 Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to provide some tips to business owners to help reduce crime and keep their properties safe and secure. Important things to remember are: All entrances should be well lit or lit by motion detector lights. Use good quality deadbolts (with 1 inch throw – the throw […]

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