Wood Buffalo RCMP uses technology to help locate an individual in distress

Posted on Sep 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta: On September 27, 2018, at approximately 11:30 p.m., the Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a 911 call for assistance regarding an individual in distress in the area of Biggs Avenue and Nixon Street in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The exact location of the individual was unknown. The officers were creative […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP crime reduction update for August

Posted on Sep 28, 2018

September 28, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta: The Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to update our residents on an Alberta RCMP initiative called Crime Reduction Strategy. In the past few months the Wood Buffalo Crime Reduction Unit (CRU) has developed a mandate and supports Alberta RCMP priorities. This includes targeting areas with an increased rate in […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP search for missing boy in a lake – Update 4 – Recovered

Posted on Sep 26, 2018

September 21, 2018 Gregoire Lake, AB: Search efforts ended today at the shores of Gregoire Lake for the 16-year old boy who went missing on September 1, 2018. The boy’s body was recovered from the water earlier this evening. Next of kin notifications have been completed. Our thoughts and sympathies go out to the family, […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP arrest 2 males and recover stolen vehicle

Posted on Sep 20, 2018

September 19, 2018 Fort McMurray, AB: On September 17, 2018, between 5:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to several calls for service; a report of a stolen vehicle, calls for an erratic driver, theft from a business in Thickwood, calls for an impaired driver, and then a call for a motor vehicle […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP locate stolen vehicle, arrest three men, and seize drugs

Posted on Sep 19, 2018

September 18, 2018 Fort McMurray, AB: On September 15th 2018 at approximately 8:00 p.m. a police officer from the Wood Buffalo RCMP Crime Reduction Unit located a stolen vehicle from British Columbia, near Manning Avenue and Hardin Street, in the downtown area of Fort McMurray. The ensuing investigation resulted in police recovering a stolen vehicle, […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate a report of serious injuries

Posted on Sep 18, 2018

September 17, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta – On September 12th, 2018 at approximately 5:10 a.m. Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to the local hospital due to a report of serious injuries to an adult male. A police investigation was initiated immediately. The police investigation revealed there was an altercation between two adult males who knew each […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP advise residents of ‘door knocker’ scam

Posted on Sep 18, 2018

September 17, 2018 Fort McMurray, AB: On September 17, 2018, Wood Buffalo RCMP received information regarding current reports of people door knocking, advising they are water testers. The individuals are going door to door in Fort McMurray stating that they have been contracted out by the Government of Alberta and City of Fort McMurray to […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate man’s death – Update 3

Posted on Sep 17, 2018

September 16, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP and the RCMP’s Major Crime Unit (MCU) are continuing to investigate the death of John Bradley Healey. On September 14‎, 2018, Bernard Corrigan, a 39-year-old resident of Fort McMurray, was arrested by police in Fort McMurray. Bernard Corrigan is facing the following charge: • First […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP seek public assistance to locate missing female youth – located

Posted on Sep 17, 2018

September 16, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP located Gabrielle Cardinal on September 14, 2018. She is safe and well. The RCMP would like to thank the public for their assistance. It is greatly appreciated. Media Contact: Corporal Teri-Ann Deobald Wood Buffalo RCMP-GRC 780-215-1405‎ ************************************************************************************ BACKGROUND: September 12th, 2018 Wood Buffalo RCMP seek […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate break and enter to a construction site

Posted on Sep 14, 2018

September 13th, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta- On September 5th, 2018 Fort McMurray RCMP received a complaint of a break and enter to a construction site near Abasand Drive and Alderwood Drive. Several tools were stolen during the break in, which occurred sometime between September 1st, 2018 and September 4th, 2018. The RCMP is requesting the […]

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