Wood Buffalo RCMP – Man Charged with Multiple Offences After Stealing a Vehicle

Posted on Nov 29, 2016

November 29th, 2016 Wood Buffalo RCMP – On November 24th, 2016, police located a Cadillac SRX, which had been reported as stolen from the area of Franklin Avenue.  An attempt was made by police to stop the vehicle, but the driver fled and was driving in a manner dangerous to public safety.  Police did not pursue the vehicle. At […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP – Police Seek Witnesses of an Indecent Act at the MacDonald Island Library

Posted on Nov 28, 2016

November 28th, 2016 Wood Buffalo RCMP – On November 25th, 2016, police responded to a report of a man that had exposed himself in the MacDonald Island Library.  Both children and adults were present when this occurred. Shortly before noon, a witness reported observing a man exposing himself in the library, near the children’s section.  He also appeared […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Investigate Reports of Increased Graffiti in the Community

Posted on Nov 28, 2016

November 28th, 2016 Wood Buffalo RCMP – Police have received reports from the community which have indicated that there has recently been an increase in graffiti, particularly in the Lower Townsite area. If your property has been vandalized, please make a report to the RCMP by calling (780) 788-4000. Please notify the Municipality if you notice that municipal […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Drug Seizure During Check Stop

Posted on Nov 24, 2016

November 24th, 2016 Wood Buffalo RCMP – On November 23rd, at approximately 1:30 am, Wood Buffalo RCMP conducted a check stop in Fort McMurray. During the check stop, two males from one vehicle were arrested for drug possession.  During the vehicle search, RCMP members seized 228 prescription pills, approximately 8 grams of marihuana “shatter”, and $10,720.00 cash.  The […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP –  KARE Escort Safety Initiative

Posted on Nov 21, 2016

Wood Buffalo RCMP – On November 9th, 2016, the Wood Buffalo RCMP General Investigation Section, in partnership with KARE, conducted a safety initiative for local sex trade workers.  The initiative was focussed on creating awareness, harm reduction and improved safety for the escorts working in the area, rather than enforcement.  Investigators posing as “Johns” contacted profiles of escorts who advertise online, […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP – Three Collisions in Under 30 Hours Due to Impairment

Posted on Nov 21, 2016

November 16th, 2016 Wood Buffalo RCMP –  In less than 30 hrs, the Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to three collisions which resulted in the vehicle driver being charged with Impaired Driving. On November 14th, at approximately 10:30 pm, police responded to a complaint of a man who had crashed his vehicle into two other parked vehicles, on Franklin Ave.  Orlando Buitrago-Gaona has […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP- Distracted Driving

Posted on Nov 15, 2016

November 15th, 2016 Wood Buffalo RCMP – Between November 7th and 13th, Wood Buffalo Traffic Services wrote 25 tickets for distracted driving.  Distracted driving involves any driver behaviour that takes their attention from the road. That includes, but is not limited to: texting while driving, talking on a hand-held cell phone while driving, putting on makeup while driving, […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP – Investigate Firearm Discharge in a Residence

Posted on Nov 14, 2016

November 14th, 2016 Wood Buffalo RCMP – At approximately 11:00 pm on November 13th, 2016, Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of a firearm discharge, in a residence located in Fort MacKay. A female reported that an unknown man forced his way into her residence, and discharged a firearm.  The male then fled from the residence. There […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP – Three Youth Arrested During Attempted Theft

Posted on Nov 10, 2016

November 10th, 2016 Wood Buffalo RCMP – Police responded to a reported robbery in progress on Heritage Drive, at approximately 8:00 pm.  A resident had noticed three individuals going through his vehicle, and confronted them.  Two of the individuals fled, and another was restrained at the scene, which resulted in the resident being assaulted and […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Investigate Fatal Collision

Posted on Nov 9, 2016

November 9th, 2016 Wood Buffalo RCMP – On November 8th, 2016 at 6:50 pm, police responded to a single vehicle collision on Highway 881, just south of Anzac.  The vehicle had driven off the road and was submerged in the water.  The driver, a 52 year old female, was later declared deceased.  Emergency services conducted a search of […]

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