Wood Buffalo RCMP reports Fake RCMP Facebook Account

Posted on Nov 30, 2017

November 30, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – RCMP are warning residents to be cautious of internet scams.  On November 29th, 2017 the Wood Buffalo RCMP received several reports of a concerning Facebook account, falsely representing the RCMP. This scam involves one or several persons who sent out messages representing the RCMP. The Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to reassure […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP reach out to the public to help identify a deceased male

Posted on Nov 28, 2017

November 27, 2017 Red Deer, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to seek the local media and public’s assistance in identifying a deceased male. Red Deer RCMP have released a sketch of a man who was located deceased in non-suspicious circumstances in a green space in Red Deer during August of 2017. Despite pursuing numerous avenues over the past […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate bear spray incident at high school

Posted on Nov 27, 2017

November 27, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On November 27, 2017 at approximately 10:30 a.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of a bear spray incident in the Holy Trinity Catholic High School in Fort McMurray. The school went into Hold and Secure, and parents were contacted by the school. The school’s surveillance footage […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP – multiple collisions with heavy snowfall and icy conditions

Posted on Nov 27, 2017

November 27, 2017 Wood Buffalo, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to warn drivers of poor road conditions. Police have already responded to several vehicle collisions since approximately 6:00 a.m. this morning. Weather and road conditions are considered factors in the various collisions. No injuries have been reported to police. Semi-trucks travelling on Beacon […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Locate and Arrest Michael Thompson Nelson

Posted on Nov 27, 2017

November 26, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On November 26, 2017 at approximately 2:00 a.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP received a report that a man matching the description of Michael Thompson Nelson was at an establishment in Fort McMurray. RCMP members attended and were able to positively identify the man as Michael Thompson Nelson and he was […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP seek wanted man after an assault with a weapon

Posted on Nov 27, 2017

November 25, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a 911 call for assistance on November 18, 2017 at a residence in Wood Buffalo. A male suspect committed an assault at a residence known to the suspect, and then fled on foot. The RCMP investigation has determined the suspect is 37-year-old Michael Thompson Nelson, who is alleged […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate bear spray incident at mall

Posted on Nov 27, 2017

November 25, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On November 24, 2017 at approximately 6:00 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of a bear spray incident at the Peter Pond mall in Fort McMurray. Two groups of young adults had an altercation while in the mall. A male from one of the groups attempted […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP seeking assistance locating a missing male youth *LOCATED

Posted on Nov 22, 2017

November 22, 2017 Wood Buffalo RCMP seeking assistance locating a missing male youth *LOCATED UPDATE: Fort McMurray, Alberta – On November 22nd, 2017 in Fort McMurray, Alberta, the Wood Buffalo RCMP located and confirmed Dustin Janvier is safe. Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in this matter. BACKGROUND: Wood Buffalo RCMP seeking assistance […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP seeking assistance locating a missing male youth

Posted on Nov 22, 2017

November 21, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Dustin Janvier was reported missing to police, and last seen on November 17th, 2017 in Fort McMurray, Alberta.  Police are concerned for Dustin Janvier’s health and well-being, and would like to locate him as soon as possible. Dustin Janvier is described as: 14 years old Height: 5’3” Weight: 135 […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Seeking Witness to Break and Enter in a Residence

Posted on Nov 20, 2017

November 19, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta: On November 10th, 2017, between 9:00 PM and 9:15 PM, a resident of Fort McMurray on Walnut Crescent, heard an unexpected noise in the front entry way of their home. The resident went to investigate, and found one unknown male in the front entry way of their residence. The […]

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