Wood Buffalo RCMP charge man in break and enter of a residence

Posted on Jul 16, 2019

July 15, 2019 Fort McMurray, Alta. – On July 13, 2019, at approximately 5:25 a.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a break and enter in-progress in the Timberlea area of Fort McMurray in which a man entered a residence brandishing an axe. Police entered the home and arrested 37 year-old Reginald Ollerhead without incident. No […]

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Wood Buffalo seek public assistance to locate missing male

Posted on Jul 10, 2019

July 9, 2019 Fort McMurray, Alta. – Wood Buffalo RCMP are asking for public assistance to locate 23-year-old Liam McKay. He was reported missing to police on July 8, 2019, last seen July 4, 2019 in Anzac, Alberta, and may possibly be driving a 1984 brown Dodge pickup truck. There is a general concern for […]

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Wood Buffalo Integrated Traffic Unit conducts long weekend enforcement operations

Posted on Jul 5, 2019

July 4, 2019 Fort McMurray, Alta. – Alberta roads typically experience an influx of drivers during long weekends and this Canada Day weekend was no exception. Between Friday, June 28 and Monday, July 1, Wood Buffalo Integrated Traffic Unit (ITU) conducted traffic safety operations and as a result, issued 179 Violation Tickets under various legislation […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate shooting

Posted on Jun 19, 2019

June 19, 2019 Fort McMurray, Alta. – On June 16, 2019, at approximately 12:40 a.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of gunfire on Biggs Avenue near the intersection of Biggs Avenue and Hardin Street. Members attended and located a male with gunshot wounds, he was taken to hospital by EMS and later air […]

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Wood Buffalo participates in Law Enforcement Torch Run Ride for Special Olympics Alberta

Posted on Jun 10, 2019

June 7, 2019 Fort McMurray, Alta. – On June 7, 2019 at approximately 12:00 p.m. 16 members and four police escorts from Wood Buffalo RCMP, Peace River RCMP, and Alberta Sheriffs left Fort McMurray for a roughly 435 kilometre, 24 hour, bike ride to Edmonton to raise funds and awareness for Special Olympics Alberta. The […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP and Integrated Traffic Unit investigate erratic driver

Posted on Jun 7, 2019

June 6, 2019 Fort McMurray, Alta. – On June 4, 2019 Wood Buffalo RCMP received numerous complaints of a male driving erratically on Highway 63 towards Highway 881. As police approached, the male sped off but due to public safety RCMP did not pursue the vehicle. A description of the vehicle was provided and members […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate threats at local school

Posted on Jun 5, 2019

June 4, 2019 Fort McMurray, Alta. – On June 4, 2019, at approximately 12:30 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP were notified of threats made towards Bill Woodward School and Anzac Community School. As a safety precaution, both schools were placed on lockdown. RCMP responded immediately to investigate and members quickly and safely located an individual off […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP investigate armed robbery

Posted on May 31, 2019

May 31, 2019 Fort McMurray, Alta. – On May 29, 2019, at approximately 2:15 a.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP responded to a report of a robbery at Thickwood Petro Canada. A man walked into the business brandishing a baton, demanded money, and then fled on foot with an undisclosed amount of money. No one was injured. […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Highway 63 Road Closure – Update 2

Posted on May 27, 2019

May 24, 2019 Fort McMurray, Alta. – On May 23, 2019 at approximately 1:20 p.m., Wood Buffalo RCMP with assistance of emergency services responded to a motor vehicle collision on Highway 63 at the Albian Sands (CNRL) turn-off. A truck was travelling northbound in the southbound lane when it collided into a semi-tractor head on. […]

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Wood Buffalo RCMP: Highway 63 Road Closure

Posted on May 27, 2019

May 23, 2019 Fort McMurray, Alta. – Highway 63 at the turn-off to Albian Sands has been closed due to a collision involving a semi-truck and pick-up truck and will remain closed until further notice. Wood Buffalo RCMP along with Fire and EMS are currently on scene, the investigation is ongoing and it is expected […]

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