Wood Buffalo RCMP Obtain Warrant For Arrest After Firearm Discharged – Update 1

Posted on Dec 19, 2017


December 18, 2017

Wood Buffalo, Alberta – Wood Buffalo RCMP would like to advise residents on December 18, 2017 at approximately 1:30 p.m. David Junior McClure was seen by police, and when they attempted to approach and arrest McClure, he fled on foot. A police foot pursuit ensued, and ended at a residence on Berens Place, in the Timberlea area of Fort McMurray, Alberta.

RCMP officers secured the immediate area, and set up a secondary perimeter in the nearby Timberlea area. These additional safety measures were in place to ensure the safety of the public while police were dealing with the arrest of McClure. Pedestrian and vehicular traffic were temporarily rerouted.

After some negotiating with the RCMP, McClure surrendered and was subsequently rearrested. Additional charges are pending. David Junior McClure is being held in custody for a hearing.

The RCMP would like to thank the public for their understanding and cooperation during this incident.

If you have information about any crime occurring in your community, please contact the Wood Buffalo RCMP at 780-788-4040 or call your local police.

If you want to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet at www.tipsubmit.com or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers www.crimestoppers.ab.ca for instructions).

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