RCMP Releases

Slave Lake RCMP and High Prairie RCMP Locate Male Wanted for Robbery and Firearms Offences

High Prairie, Alta. - On Sept. 16, 2021, Slave Lake RCMP and High Prairie RCMP located a male suspect wanted for armed robbery and other firearms offences out of High Prairie, Alta.

The suspect and a female occupant were observed leaving Slave Lake, Alta. in a vehicle and shortly after the Alberta RCMP Emergency Response Team (ERT) and RCMP Police Dog Service (PDS) were called in to assist with the apprehension.

Police continued to follow the vehicle into Sherwood Park, Alta. where the suspect was driving dangerously and swerving into oncoming traffic.

Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit Investigate Suspicious Death

Strathcona County, Alta. – On Sept 15, 2021 at 9:36 p.m., Strathcona County RCMP responded to a vehicle fire near Township Road 530 and Range 221 in Sherwood Park, Alta. Human remains have been located inside the burnt vehicle.

The death has been deemed suspicious and the Alberta RCMP Major Crimes Unit is now investigating with the assistance from the RCMP Forensic Identification Unit and the Strathcona County RCMP General Investigation Section.

An autopsy has been ordered and will be conducted by the Office of the Chief Medical Examiner.

Strathcona County RCMP Looking to Identify Owner of Autographed Pictures

Strathcona County, Alta. – RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance following a stolen property investigation that occurred on June 18, 2021.

Police are looking to identify the owner of three autographed pictures that were seized during the investigation. All thee pictures have been signed “To Charmaine”. A photo of one of the autographed pictures has been attached to the release in an attempt to identify and locate the owner.

Strathcona County RCMP Arrest Male for Child Pornography Offences

Sherwood Park, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) with the Assistance of the Northern Alberta Internet Child Exploitation Unit (NAICE) have arrested a Sherwood Park man for child pornography offences.

The investigation began in mid August when the National Centre for Missing and Exploited Children received a report identifying a Canadian Yahoo account used to distribute child pornography.

On Aug. 17, 2021, Strathcona County RCMP members and NAICE investigators executed a search warrant at a residence in Sherwood Pak, Alta.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigates Serious Collision on Highway 216

Strathcona County, Alta. – On Sept. 1, 2021 at 8:46 p.m., Strathcona County RCMP and Emergency Services responded to a head on collision on the Highway 14 eastbound on ramp from Highway 216.

It is believed a vehicle was driving the wrong way on the Highway 14 on ramp when the head on collision occurred.

One male and two females from one vehicle were transported to hospital by ground ambulance. The male and one female remain in hospital with serious injuries.

Strathcona County RCMP Respond to Drive-by Shooting – Update #2

Strathcona County, Alta. – The Strathcona County RCMP continues to investigate the drive by shooting that occurred in the Summerwood area of Sherwood Park, Alta. and are requesting the public’s assistance.

Police believe the suspect vehicle involved is a 2012 white Dodge Ram Mega Cab truck. The suspect vehicle was observed on video fleeing the Summerwood area immediately following the shooting. The same vehicle also confirmed to be involved in a break and enter near Lac La Biche, Alta. in the early morning hours of Aug. 27, 2021.

RCMP Major Crime Unit Looking for Possible Discarded Firearm

Sherwood Park, Alta. – The RCMP Major Crimes Unit is requesting the assistance of residents living in the Clarkdale Meadows, Lakeland Ridge, Chelsea Heights, Charlton Heights and the Clover Bar Ranch areas of Sherwood Park, Alta.

 

The alleged firearm used in a homicide that occurred on May 7, 2021 in Sherwood Park has not been located and police believe it could have been discarded in the above neighbourhoods.

 

Police are requesting residents to check around their yards and sheds to ensure the discarded firearm is not on their property.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Firearms Incident Related Death – Update #3

Sherwood Park, Alta. – The RCMP Major Crimes Unit is requesting the public’s assistance in obtaining residential video footage in the neighbourhoods between Baseline Road and Lakeland Drive (North/South) and between Highway 21 and Sherwood Drive (East/West).

Police are asking residents to check their residential camera’s for footage of anybody walking in their neighbourhood on May 7, 2021, between 6:20 a.m. and 6:50 a.m., in the following areas:

Strathcona County RCMP and SAFFRON Centre Implement a Supported Reporting Protocol for Sexual Assault Survivors

Strathcona County, Alta. – The Strathcona County RCMP is proud to be collaborating with SAFFRON Centre in the implementation of a Supported Reporting Protocol (SRP).

The SRP has been established in the hopes of increasing comfort levels in reporting sexual assaults and offering more freedom of choice surrounding the reporting process itself.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Firearms Incident Related Death – Update #1

Sherwood Park, Alta. – RCMP advise that Baseline Road between Highway 21 and Cloverbar Road is now clear for traffic.

RCMP Major Crimes Unit (MCU) has taken carriage of the investigation.

The RCMP are seeking dash cam footage from the area of Baseline Road near Highway 21 and Cloverbar Road between 6:15 a.m. and 6:45 a.m. on May 7, 2021.

If you have available footage, please contact the Strathcona County RCMP at 780-467-7749.