Fatal Snowmobile Collision

Posted on Mar 22, 2016

March 22, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On March 21st, 2016 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP and emergency services responded to a serious snowmobile crash in a remote area southeast of Fort McMurray (south of Stony Mountain Road and east of Highway 63). The driver and lone occupant of the snowmobile crashed into […]

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Are You Operating Responsibly?

Posted on Mar 22, 2016

March 21th, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP is asking you. Are you operating your snowmobile or ATV responsibly? Do you know where you can and can’t drive your machine? Do you know the consequences if you injure someone because you did not follow the regulations? These are just some important questions you […]

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Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Posted on Mar 15, 2016

March 14, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On March 13, 2015 at approximately 3:15 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP and emergency services responded to a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 881 (near km maker 206) between the communities of Janvier and Conklin. A SUV travelling northbound on Highway 881 collided head on with a southbound […]

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What’s Holding You Back?

Posted on Mar 9, 2016

March 8, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to know, what’s holding you back? The Alberta Traffic Safety focus for March is occupant restraint. The law requires all occupants traveling in a vehicle to wear a seat belt, and it is the driver’s responsibility to ensure that all passengers under the […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Host Community Consultation Sessions

Posted on Mar 9, 2016

March 8th, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – 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 2016-2017 will be. The Annual Performance Plan is used by RCMP Detachments across the country to […]

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RCMP Remind Public of Off Highway Vehicle Rules

Posted on Mar 7, 2016

March 7th, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP is reminding Off Highway Vehicle operators of the laws governing the operation of quads and snowmobiles. Operating these vehicles in areas such as public trails is not permitted and offenders can expect a fine of up to $402.00 under the provincial Traffic Safety Act. Quads […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Investigate Assault

Posted on Mar 7, 2016

March 7th, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On February 27th 2016 at 1:30am Wood Buffalo RCMP Strike Team members responded to a violent assault outside of a licenced premises in the Timberlea area of Fort McMurray. As a result of the assault a 26 year old Fort McMurray man received serious but non-life-threatening head injuries […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Support Pink Shirt Day

Posted on Mar 7, 2016

File Number: N/A Fort McMurray, Alberta 2016-02-24 If you see a Police Officer driving around the Regional Municipality of Wood Buffalo in a pink shirt, don’t be alarmed. February 24 is national pink shirt day. People across Canada are encouraged to wear pink to help support this cause and take a stand against bullying. Wood […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Resolve Possible Abduction

Posted on Mar 7, 2016

File #: 2016-194224 Fort McMurray, AB 2016-02-20 On Feb. 18, 2016 at 8:29 AM the Wood Buffalo RCMP were notified of a possible abduction of a teenaged female. A concerned citizen reported they witnessed an older male put a teenaged female in his newer model white SUV. The incident occurred at the intersection of Paquette […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Investigating Possible Abduction

Posted on Mar 7, 2016

File Number: 2016-194224 Fort McMurray, Alberta 2016-02-19 Wood Buffalo, Alta. – On Feb. 18, 2016 at 8:29 AM the Wood Buffalo RCMP were notified of a possible abduction of a teenaged female. A concerned citizen reported they witnessed an older male put a teenaged female in his newer model white SUV. The incident occurred at […]

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