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 other. The incident started at a business establishment near Eagle Ridge Boulevard and Loutit Road, and later continued outside of a residence in the Timberlea area of Fort McMurray. One of the males sustained serious injuries and was air-lifted to Edmonton. Both males involved have been arrested and are facing several charges.

Jeremiah Roger Fryer, a 29-year-old resident of Fort McMurray, was arrested and is facing the following charges:
• Point a Firearm, Section 87(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada,
• Use a Firearm in a Careless Manner, Section 86(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada,
• Possession of a Weapon for a purpose Dangerous to the Public Peace, Section 88(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada,
• Assault with a Weapon, Section 267(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada, and
• Obstruct Police, Section 129(1) of the Criminal Code of Canada.

Jeremiah has been released from police custody and is to appear at the Fort McMurray Court House at 9:30 a.m. on October 22, 2018.

Robert Dorton, a 29-year-old resident of Fort McMurray, was arrested and is facing the following charges:
• Assault, Section 266 of the Criminal Code of Canada,
• Assault Causing Bodily Harm, Section 268 of the Criminal Code of Canada, and
• Assault with a Weapon, Section 267(a) of the Criminal Code of Canada.

Robert has been released from police custody and is to appear at the Fort McMurray Court House at 9:30 a.m. on October 17, 2018.

Police to ‎not believe this was a random act.

If you have any information regarding the incident that took place, or if you witness a crime, you are asked to contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040, or call your local police.

Alternatively, if you would like to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers, by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), or on the internet at www.tipsubmit.com.

Media Contact:
Corporal Teri-Ann Deobald
Wood Buffalo RCMP-GRC
780-215-1405