UPDATE: RCMP Investigating Crash on Highway 63

Posted on Aug 31, 2016

August 29th, 2016 UPDATE TO BELOW NOTED RELEASE: Wood Buffalo RCMP is currently investigating a motor vehicle collision that occurred on Hwy 63 and Fort McKay.  There have been two confirmed fatalities. One male has been transported to hospital with non life threatening injuries. Drugs and alcohol do not appear to be a factor. The southbound lane of […]

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RCMP Investigating Crash on Highway 63

Posted on Aug 31, 2016

August 29th, 2016 Wood Buffalo RCMP and emergency crews are currently at the scene of a four vehicle crash north of Fort McMurray at the intersection of Highway 63 and Fort McKay. There are reported injuries but the extent at this time is unknown. Highway 63 southbound and the entrance into Fort McKay will be closed for […]

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Off Highway Vehicle Education and Enforcement

Posted on Aug 29, 2016

August 19th, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – The Wood Buffalo RCMP have been conducting ATV patrols along the off highway vehicle trails from the Waterways ATV launch, through the Draper Road area and Saprae Creek. The patrols have resulted in multiple positive youth interactions and opportunities for education on Public Land Use Zones in regards […]

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Male Charged With Sexual Interference

Posted on Aug 29, 2016

August 12th, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – The Wood Buffalo RCMP has been conducting an investigation into the sexual assault of a person under the age of 16. Shawn GILES (30) of Fort McMurray has been charged with two counts of Sexual Assault and one count of Sexual Interference. The charge is related to an […]

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Assistance in Identifying Vehicle involved in Collision

Posted on Aug 10, 2016

August 9th, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP is seeking the assistance from the general public in relation to a hit and run motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. On August 9th, just before 2 p.m. the Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a motor vehicle collision involving a pedestrian. A 26 year old […]

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Fraudulent Calls

Posted on Aug 9, 2016

August 9th, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On August 9th, 2016, the Wood Buffalo RCMP Detachment received several complaints of telephone scams. Phone scammers have used software to display the Wood Buffalo RCMP detachment telephone number in an attempt to obtain personal and banking information. Telephone scams can happen at any time, anywhere and the […]

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Male Charged With Possession of Firearm

Posted on Aug 9, 2016

August 9th, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On August 6th, 2016, the Wood Buffalo Integrated Traffic Unit was conducting an Alberta Checkstop on Eagle Ridge Boulevard. Just before 1 am, a vehicle was stopped and a hand gun could be seen in plain view on the floor next to the front passenger. All four occupants […]

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Male Arrested in Conjunction with Hit and Run MVC

Posted on Aug 5, 2016

August 4th, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On August 3rd, 2016, shortly after 3:00 pm, the Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a call of a collision that occurred on Highway 63 in the northbound lane just south of the Highway 69 junction. The driver of one of the vehicles fled the scene on foot into […]

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Three Males Arrested in Accordance to Robbery

Posted on Aug 3, 2016

August 2nd, 2016 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On July 29th, 2016, shortly after 11:00 pm, the Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a call of a robbery that occurred at the park west of River Stone Ridge, in Fort McMurray. The initial investigation revealed that the victim and the suspects were at the park when three […]

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