Wood Buffalo RCMP Wants You To Be Safe This Halloween

Posted on Oct 31, 2018

October 31, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta: Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to remind trick-or-treaters, and their parents, of some helpful tips for a safe evening of candy collecting. Trick-or-Treaters should: • Carry a flashlight and wear reflective pieces, so that you are easily visible to traffic. • Ensure any masks do not impair your vision […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP request assistance in identifying suspects in Crossbow incident

Posted on Oct 30, 2018

October 30, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta: On October 28th, 2018, at approximately 3:00 a.m., the Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to an incident where at least four Crossbows were shot at a residence. The incident took place on October 28th, 2018 between 2:30-3:00 a.m., in the downtown area near Fraser Avenue and Father Mercredi Street in […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate a firearm incident – Update 1

Posted on Oct 30, 2018

October 29, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta: Two males have been taken into custody and are facing several charges in relation to this incident. Police do not believe this was a random incident and there is no further risk to public safety. It is alleged that on October 26th, 2018 at approximately 1:30 a.m., one of […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP Crime Reduction Unit execute a search warrant and seize drugs

Posted on Oct 30, 2018

Oct. 26, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta: On Oct. 5, 2018 at approximately 4:00 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP Crime Reduction Unit executed a search warrant and seized controlled substances from a residence in the downtown Fort McMurray. “The execution of this search warrant, arrests and seizure of drugs and firearms is an excellent example of the […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate a firearm incident

Posted on Oct 30, 2018

October 26, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta: On October 26th, 2018, at approximately 1:30 a.m., the Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a firearm discharge incident. It is believed the incident took place in the area of Thickwood between Ross Haven Drive and Highway 63 in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The type of firearm or the ammunition used […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP – multiple vehicle collision on Highway 63

Posted on Oct 25, 2018

October 25, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a multi-vehicle collision at approximately 9:00 a.m. this morning southbound on Highway 63 at King Street overpass. Traffic was diverted while police investigated the collisions. The collision included one logging transportation truck and four vehicles. Two people were taken by EMS to hospital […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP warns public of theft of portable nuclear gauge – Update 1

Posted on Oct 25, 2018

October 19, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta: Wood Buffalo RCMP would to thank the public for their assistance in sharing and providing information to help locate the portable nuclear gauge. The device was found and returned to the owner. This investigation is ongoing. Anyone with information is requested to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040. […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP warns public of theft of portable nuclear gauge

Posted on Oct 15, 2018

October 14, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta: On October 12th, 2018, at approximately 2:27 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of a theft from a vehicle near Biggs Avenue and Nixon Street in Fort McMurray, Alberta. The stolen item is described as a portable nuclear gauge. If manipulated, the device could be harmful as […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP crime reduction update for September

Posted on Oct 4, 2018

October 4, 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 warn residents of phone scam

Posted on Oct 2, 2018

October 2, 2018 Fort McMurray, Alberta: On September 24, 2018, at approximately 7:15 p.m., the Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a fraud complaint in the downtown area of Fort McMurray, Alberta. The suspect(s) used an RCMP phone number and a 1-800 number from the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) and asked to pay the owed amount […]

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