RCMP Releases

Strathcona County RCMP Investigates Robbery

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

On Sunday October 21, 2018 at approximately 7:42 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a robbery on Oak Street in Sherwood Park, Alberta. An 88-year-old female was walking from her vehicle to her residence when she was approached by a male. The male asked for a ride and when the female declined he grabbed the keys from her hand causing injury to a finger.

Strathcona County RCMP Team Up for Halloween

Strathcona County, Alberta – The Strathcona County RCMP and Strathcona County Enforcement Services are again teaming up with community partners this Halloween to ensure all trick-or-treaters enjoy a safe and fun evening.

Joining the team this year will be the Strathcona County Citizens on Patrol, Strathcona County Transit, Strathcona County Emergency Services and Sherwood Park Crusaders Hockey Club.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Residential Break and Enters

Strathcona County, Alberta – On Wednesday October 18, 2018 Strathcona County RCMP responded to three residential break and enters in the Nottingham, Summerwood and Brentwood area of Sherwood Park.  

In all three incidents forced entry was gained by kicking in the front door and once inside the culprit(s) stole T. V’s and jewelry.

Strathcona County RCMP and RCMP Forensic Identification Section continue to investigate.

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Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Alleged Attempted Abduction

Strathcona County, Alberta – On Tuesday October 16, 2018 at approximately 2:11 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to an alleged attempted abduction at Jean Vanier Catholic School in Sherwood Park. 

The 5-year-old girl reports she was approached by an unknown female at lunch recess near the school playground and pulled her towards a vehicle. The young girl ran away and was not injured during the incident.

Strathcona County RCMP and Citizens On Patrol team up –Lock It or Lose It

Strathcona County, Alberta – On Tuesday October 3, 2018 Strathcona County RCMP and Strathcona County Citizens On Patrol (COP) volunteers did crime prevention inspections on 374 vehicles parked at Millennium Place, as part of the Lock it or Lose it public education campaign. Volunteers did not try doors or touch vehicles, other than to leave a report card at the vehicle, flagging temptations that might encourage a thief to break into the vehicle or try to steal it.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Sexual Assault

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

On Tuesday September 11, 2018 at approximately 12:30 p.m. a female youth was walking on Brentwood Blvd near Raven Drive when she was approached by an unknown male. The male attempted to engage in a conversation with the female and while doing so grabbed her hand. The male then hugged and kissed the female and walked away.

 

Strathcona County RCMP Advise of Traffic Disruption on Highway 16

Strathcona County, Alberta – Strathcona County RCMP are currently on Highway 16 due to a semi-trailer’s load colliding with a CN rail bridge. The westbound lane on Highway 16 near Highway 21 has been reduced to one lane of traffic.

Traffic is expected to be disrupted for several hours and RCMP are asking motorists to choose alternate routes if possible.

Strathcona County RCMP Seeking Witnesses to Fatal Collision

Strathcona County, Alberta -   Strathcona County RCMP are continuing to investigate the collision which followed an attempted traffic stop on Tuesday, August 14, 2018.  In an effort to further the investigation, the RCMP are encouraging any drivers who have dash camera footage or anyone who witnessed the single vehicle rollover on the Sherwood Park Freeway which occurred at approximately 3:00 p.m. to contact the RCMP.

Strathcona County RCMP Warn of Scammers Attempting to Selling Fake Gold

Strathcona County, Alberta – Strathcona County RCMP have received multiple reports of people attempting to sell gold out of their vehicles. These groups of people have been flagging motorists down, or approaching them in parking lots asking people to buy their jewelry or take it in trade for gasoline. The jewelry is not real and is offered at extremely low prices. 

Those involved in the scam typically provide a story such as having a broken or lost bank card and are unable to access their money to continue the trip.