Wood Buffalo RCMP warn the public of credit card theft and fraud

Posted on Dec 18, 2017

December 18, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP warn residents of credit card theft and fraud. ‘Tis the season for purchasing gifts, so be aware if you are leaving a trail of receipts. The suspects are finding receipts in the trash. On these receipts are the last four digits of the credit card used, […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Seek Public Assistance to Locate Missing Male Youth – Located

Posted on Dec 18, 2017

December 17, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On December 17, 2017 in Fort McMurray, Alberta, the Wood Buffalo RCMP have located and confirmed Lucas Alvarez is safe. Police would like to thank the public for their assistance in this matter. Media contact: Corporal Teri-Ann Deobald Wood Buffalo RCMP – GRC 780-215-1405 BACKGROUND: December 14, 2017 Fort […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP respond to serious motor vehicle collision – update 1

Posted on Dec 18, 2017

December 16, 2017 Wood Buffalo, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to advise all vehicles involved have been removed from the area of the collision. Both lanes on Highway 63 southbound are now open for travel. Emergency crews are no longer on scene. Wood Buffalo RCMP and RCMP Collision Analyst continue to investigate. It […]

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 Wood Buffalo RCMP respond to serious motor vehicle collision

Posted on Dec 18, 2017

December 16, 2017 Wood Buffalo, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to advise they received a 911 call for a serious motor vehicle collision on Highway 63 approximately 95 kms south of Fort McMurray, on December 16, 2017 at approximately 10:33 a.m. The southbound lane of Highway 63 is affected at this time, and […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate an assault after a road rage incident

Posted on Dec 18, 2017

December 15, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On December 15, 2017 at approximately 11:33 a.m., the Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of a stabbing in the Tamarack Village parking lot on Franklin Avenue in Fort McMurray, Alberta. When police arrived on scene, many witnesses were able to provide details on the incident. A […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP warn residents of computer virus cleaner scams

Posted on Dec 18, 2017

December 15, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP are advising residents of a computer virus cleaner phone scam that have come to their attention targeting local residents. RCMP advise no legitimate government agency or business will demand payment in gift cards, prepaid credit cards, or using high pressure tactics. These methods are used […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Seek Public Assistance to Locate Missing Male Youth

Posted on Dec 18, 2017

December 14, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP are seeking assistance in locating 15-year-old Lucas James Alvarez, of Fort McMurray. Lucas was last seen on December 13, 2017 at school in the Timberlea area of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The RCMP is concerned for his safety and well-being, and would like to locate him as soon as possible. Lucas James Alvarez […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP warn the public of charity scams

Posted on Dec 14, 2017

December 14, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP warns residents of donation scams that has been targeting residents in the community. ‘Tis the season for giving, but be aware of who you are giving to. The charity scam usually begins by a victim receiving a phone call from someone claiming to be from […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP warn residents of phone scams

Posted on Dec 14, 2017

December 13, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP are advising residents of a reoccurring phone scam that has come to their attention targeting local residents. In this scam, suspects contact potential victims by phone, leaving a message to call them back at a non-government number, claiming to be from the Canada Revenue Agency. […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Obtain Warrant For Arrest After Firearm Discharged

Posted on Dec 14, 2017

December 8, 2017 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a 911 call for help at approximately 12:30 p.m. on December 5, 2017. A male allegedly discharged a firearm at an unoccupied vehicle in Fort McKay. The suspect then fled in a black pick up truck, containing a white tidy tank in the […]

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