Wood Buffalo RCMP Investigate Multiple Vehicle Fires

Posted on Mar 29, 2017

March 27th 2017 Police are asking for the public’s assistance in locating suspects involved in multiple vehicle fires at the Provincial Court House. On Wednesday, March 22nd just before 10:00 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP were called to multiple vehicle fires at the Provincial Court House located on Franklin Avenue. As a result of the fire, […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Drug Section Charges a Male With Trafficking Cocaine

Posted on Mar 24, 2017

March 24th, 2017 Wood Buffalo RCMP: On Tuesday, March 21st, 2017 at 8:30 PM, the Wood Buffalo RCMP Drug Section arrested Ashley Roach for possession for the purpose of trafficking.  Roach was arrested at a parking lot on Signal Road.  He was found to be in possession of 10 grams of cocaine, along with other items […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP:  Gunshots Fired in Gregoire Lake First Nations Reserve

Posted on Mar 24, 2017

March 23rd, 2017 Wood Buffalo RCMP: At 1:30 PM on March 23rd, 2017, police responded to reports of gunshots being fired in a residential area of Gregoire Lake First Nations Reserve.  Witnesses reported that a newer model, grey, four door car, that had a licence plate with green lettering, may have been involved. Police are in the area, […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Request Assistance Identifying a Credit Card Fraud Suspect 

Posted on Mar 20, 2017

March 16th, 2017 UPDATE: Wood Buffalo RCMP:  The Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance in identifying a suspect who had been fraudulently using credit cards.  On February 13th, 2017, police were able to arrest and charge Zai Tekie with the following offences: Fraud under $5,000.00 Possession of property obtained by crime, […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP:  Syncrude Oil Site Investigation 

Posted on Mar 20, 2017

March 15th, 2017 Update # 3 Wood Buffalo RCMP:  Police are now able to confirm that the lead investigating agency will be Occupational Health and Safety (OHS), with the assistance of the Wood Buffalo RCMP.  Syncrude is cooperating with all investigating agencies.  There is no indication that this was a criminal event. Wood Buffalo RCMP will not […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP:  Respond to Threats at Bill Woodward High School

Posted on Mar 20, 2017

March 15th, 2017 Wood Buffalo RCMP:  On the evening of March 14th, it was reported to Wood Buffalo RCMP that a threat had been made to the Bill Woodward High School, in Anzac.  The threats appear to be unsubstantiated, and originated from out of province.  RCMP do not believe that there is a risk to staff or […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP:  Police Respond to an Explosion at the Syncrude Oil Site * Highway Update

Posted on Mar 20, 2017

March 14th, 2017 Wood Buffalo RCMP:  At approximately 2:00 pm, Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to complaints from the public regarding an explosion at the Syncrude Oil Site.  Highway 63 was subsequently closed while the site was evacuated. All lanes of Highway 63 are now open again. Background: Wood Buffalo RCMP: The Wood Buffalo RCMP, along with other emergency […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP:  Police Respond to an Explosion at the Syncrude Oil Site

Posted on Mar 20, 2017

  March 14, 2017 Wood Buffalo RCMP: The Wood Buffalo RCMP, along with other emergency services, are on scene at an explosion that took place at the Syncrude Oil site.  At this time, police are not able to confirm the cause of the explosion, or if there are any injuries. Police have shut down one […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Seek Assistance in Locating a Missing Man * LOCATED

Posted on Mar 9, 2017

March 9th, 2017 Wood Buffalo RCMP:  Charles Bastien has been located safe.  Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in this matter. Update #1 Wood Buffalo RCMP: Police can now confirm that Charles Bastien evacuated Fort McMurray safely in May.  However, he is still considered a missing person, and police are continuing […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Three Traffic Services Members Receive the Cpl. Cumming’s Watch Award

Posted on Mar 9, 2017

March 9th, 2017 Wood Buffalo RCMP:  The Cpl. Cumming’s Watch is a collaborative effort between Alberta RCMP, MADD Canada, and Alberta Transportation to support police efforts in the detection and apprehension of impaired drivers on Alberta roadways.  The program is named after Cpl. Graeme Cumming, a member of the RCMP who was killed on duty by an impaired driver […]

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