RCMP Releases

RCMP Major Crimes Unit Investigating Homicides in Strathcona County

Strathcona County, Alta. – On May 4, 2020, at 6:14 a.m., Strathcona County RCMP responded to a 911 call of a male with a firearm at a residence on Range Road 222.  To protect the public, the area was contained, traffic was diverted and nearby residences were evacuated. When Strathcona RCMP, including the Emergency Response Team, made entry onto the subject’s property, three people and one dog were located, deceased.

Strathcona County RCMP Advise of Police Presence at Ongoing Investigation - UPDATE #1

Strathcona County, Alta. – RCMP advise the situation near Township Road 520 between Range Road 221 and Range Road 222 is over and all roads have been cleared for motorists.

RCMP are still on scene and will be continuing their investigation. There is no concern for the public in the area. 

No further details are available at this time and an update will be provided when more information becomes available.

Strathcona County RCMP Advise of Police Presence at Ongoing Investigation

Strathcona County, Alta. – RCMP advise they are currently on scene at an unfolding event near Township Road 520 between Range Road 221 and Range Road 222.

RCMP are asking people to avoid the area until further notice. There is currently no risk to the public.

Traffic is currently being re-routed in the area.

RCMP will issue an update when more information becomes available.

 

Strathcona County RCMP Remind Parents of On-Line Safety for Children

Strathcona County, Alta. – With schools being closed, children who are home will potentially have more unrestricted time online. Strathcona County RCMP is urging families to have conversations about internet safety and implement strategies to ensure everyone is protected online.

During this time your child may want to spend increased time connecting with friends by live streaming, video chatting or online gaming. Parents should be aware of the different apps that their children are accessing and be aware of what content they are creating and posting online.

Strathcona County RCMP Arrest Male for Theft of Mail

Strathcona County, Alta. – On March 11, 2020, at approximately 2:00 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP observed a vehicle parked on the roadway with their four way flashers activated near Range Road 233 and Township Road 522 in Sherwood Park. An officer stopped to determine if the occupants of the vehicle required assistance.

The officer determined the male passenger had outstanding warrants out of Ontario and British Columbia for property related offences and was also on numerous conditions as a result of previous charges.

Strathcona County RCMP Arrest Two Suspects for Forcible Confinement

Sherwood Park, Alta. – On March 5, 2020 at approximately 7:15 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a call for a male who had been assaulted and confined in a hotel room against his will.

As a result of the investigation police located the victim at a local hotel and two suspects were arrested on scene. The victim was transported to hospital and treated for non-life- threatening injuries. Police believe that this was a targeted incident and the general public is not at risk.