Wood Buffalo RCMP: Boat Launch Closure at Gregoire Lake Provincial Park

Posted on Jul 25, 2017

July 25th, 2017 Anzac, Alberta: The Wood Buffalo RCMP are currently engaged in an investigation on Gregoire Lake, in Gregoire Lake Provincial Park.  This has resulted in the Southshore Boat Launch and Day Use area being closed to the public.  The public is still permitted to access the lake from other appropriate designated areas.   However, there are RCMP, Search and Rescue, […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Investigate a Vehicle vs. Pedestrian Collision

Posted on Jul 24, 2017

July 22nd, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta: On July 21st, 2017, at approximately 6:00 PM, a pickup truck was driving through a clearly marked construction zone, near the intersection of Confederation Way and Millennium Dr, Fort McMurray AB.  The truck struck a 21 year old woman, who was working at the construction site.  The driver of the vehicle, […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Off Highway Vehicle Use in the Municipality

Posted on Jul 20, 2017

July 19th, 2017 Wood Buffalo RCMP: The Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to remind Off Highway Vehicle (OHV) users of the new OHV Helmet Laws, which came into effect on May 15th, 2017.  You are now required to where a helmet if you are operating or riding an OHV on public land.  The fines for failing to […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Conduct Car Seat Checkstop

Posted on Jul 18, 2017

July 18th, 2017 Fort McMurray AB:  On July 15th, 2017, the Wood Buffalo RCMP, along with Safe Community Wood Buffalo, conducted a car seat checkstop in Fort McMurray.  87% of the vehicles stopped were found to have car seats that were non-compliant with safety regulations.  Prior to each vehicle departing, the staff participating in the checkstop ensured that […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Investigate Aggravated Assault

Posted on Jul 17, 2017

July 15th, 2017 UPDATE #1 Fort McMurray, AB: On July 13th, 2017, Corwin Benjamin turned himself into the Wood Buffalo RCMP Detachment, where he was arrested and charged with Aggravated Assault.  He has been released from custody, and his court date is July 24th, 2017 at the Fort McMurray Provincial Court. The Victim of the […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Administer Naloxone to Revive an Unconscious Individual

Posted on Jul 13, 2017

July 13th, 2017 Janvier, Alberta:  On July 12th, 2017, at 11:00 AM, a Wood Buffalo RCMP member was making routine patrols through the community of Janvier.  The officer was flagged down and asked to assist with an unconscious, 25 year old, individual who was barely breathing, turning blue, with only a faint pulse detected.  The officer administered two doses […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Investigate Aggravated Assault

Posted on Jul 12, 2017

July 12th, 2017 Fort McMurray AB:  On July 9th, 2017 at approximately 3:30 AM, in the area of Sitka Dr, Fort McMurray, a male was stabbed and seriously injured.  The victim, a 23 year old man from Fort McMurray, was transported to the hospital, where he remains in serious condition. Police have arrested and charged a 25 year old […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Arrest Driver of Stolen Vehicle

Posted on Jul 5, 2017

July 5th, 2017 Wood Buffalo RCMP: On June 29th, 2017 at 6:30 pm, a vehicle was stolen from the Timberlea area of Fort McMurray.  The vehicle owner was only a few steps away from the vehicle when the suspect got into the vehicle and drove away.  Wood Buffalo RCMP located the vehicle and attempted to […]

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