RCMP Releases

Strathcona County RCMP – Winter Driving Tips

Strathcona County, Alta. - Strathcona County RCMP remind motorists that winter driving can be challenging with rapidly changing weather and cooler temperatures.

Winter weather conditions can be variable and unpredictable, placing extra demands on your vehicle and driving skills. With snow, ice and slush on the roadway, it’s important to be extra cautious and to be prepared for emergencies.

Strathcona County RCMP Seize Stolen Identification and Documents

Strathcona County, Alberta – On November 22, 2018 at approximately 4:55 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP arrested a female wanted out of Calgary, during a traffic stop in Sherwood Park. Subsequent to arrest a search was completed and police seized numerous stolen documents, identification and property from inside the vehicle.

Rebecca Millicent POWLESS, age 38 of Calgary, Alberta was charged with over one hundred Criminal Code charges some of which include;

          Twenty-Five counts of possession of identity documents.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Series of Thefts From Motor Vehicles

Strathcona County, Alberta -  Since November 1, 2018 Strathcona County RCMP have received 18 reports of theft from motor vehicle. Several neighbourhoods including Summerwood, Aspen Trails and Mills Haven have seen a large number of these thefts.  

In most cases the vehicle doors were not locked but in a few cases vehicle windows have been smashed to gain access. Some of the items that have been stolen are; tools, laptops, cellphone, wallets, passports and insurance/registration papers.

Strathcona County RCMP on Scene of Collision - Highway 16 **UPDATE**

Strathcona County, Alberta – On Tuesday November 6, 2018 at approximately 8:41 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP and Strathcona County Emergency Services responded to a report of a two vehicle collision on Highway 16 eastbound near Range Road 225.

A semi truck was travelling eastbound on Highway 16 when it was rear-ended by a vehicle.  

The 35-year-old male driver of the vehicle was fatally injured and pronounced deceased at the scene. There were no other occupants in the vehicle.

The name of the deceased is not being released.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigates Home Invasion

Strathcona County, Alberta – On Sunday November 4, 2018 at approximately 10:41 p.m.  Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a home invasion at a residence near Ardrossan, east of Sherwood Park.

Three males entered the residence and when confronted by the homeowner the suspects deployed bear spray and fled. The suspects stole a 2006 Gold Jeep Grand Cherokee (Alberta Plate BZX 8539) that was parked in the driveway. The vehicle has not been located.  

The homeowner received minor injuries as a result of the bear spray.

Strathcona County RCMP Seek Public Assistance in Identifying Suspect

Strathcona County, Alberta - Strathcona County RCMP are requesting the public’s assistance in gathering information on the following crime:

Sometime between 6:00 a.m. and 6:30 a.m. on October 22, 2018 a credit card was stolen from a residence in Sherwood Park, Alberta. The credit card was later used by a male at a gas station in Tofield and Mundare.  

Strathcona County RCMP are releasing the gas station surveillance images in an attempt to identify the suspect.

Strathcona County RCMP Seize Stolen Property From Local Residence

Strathcona County, Alberta -  On October 29, 2018 at approximately 6:30 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a theft from motor vehicle. Suspects stole several items from the complainant’s vehicle.

As a result of the investigation a search warrant was executed at a residence in the Foxboro area of Sherwood Park. During the search several items were located and seized including wallets, credit cards, laptops, keys and garage door openers.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Stabbing

Strathcona County, Alberta – On Sunday October 21, 2018 at approximately 11:15 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a residence near Township Road 522 and Range Road 225 in Sherwood Park for an injured male.

The homeowner called police after an unknown male arrived at the residence requesting assistance. Upon arrival police located a 24-year old male victim suffering from apparent stab wounds. The victim was transported to hospital and remains in stable condition.