RCMP Releases

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Significant Damage to Safeway Entrance

Strathcona County, Alberta – This morning at approximately 5:10 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a vehicle purposefully driving into the Safeway entrance located on Sherwood Drive. The suspect vehicle was last seen driving east on Granada Boulevard.

Police located the unoccupied suspect vehicle parked on Hummingbird Road in Sherwood Park and determined the vehicle was stolen from the previous night in Sherwood Park. Suspects have not been located.

There is significant damage to the entrance of the Safeway as a result of the incident.

Strathcona County RCMP Arrest Two Youths for Arson at Playground

Strathcona County, Alberta – On Thursday August 9, 2018 Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a fire at a playground on Forrest Drive in Sherwood Park. Upon arrival Strathcona County Emergency Services observed a slide on fire and was immediately extinguished.

The slide was destroyed causing several thousand dollars’ worth in damages.

No one was injured as a result of the fire.

Shortly after the incident, two youths were arrested for arson. The names will not be provided as per the Youth Criminal Justice Act.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Shooting

Strathcona County, Alberta - On Tuesday August 7, 2018 at approximately 2:27 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a residence near Range Road 225 and Township Road 522 for a possible shooting.  

Upon arrival police located a male inside the residence with a single gunshot wound.

The male was transported to hospital where he remains in stable condition.

Police believe this was not a random act and there is no additional risk to public safety.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Suspicious Item

Strathcona County, Alberta – Strathcona County RCMP are currently investigating a suspicious item located in a ditch along Highway 14. Police have blocked off the eastbound lane of Highway 14 near Range Road 225 and traffic is being re-routed north and south on Range Road 225. The westbound lane of Highway 14 has not been affected.

Explosive Disposal Unit (EDU) has been contacted and will be attending the location to assist.

Updates will be provided once more information is available.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Carjacking with Shots fired - UPDATE

Strathcona County, Alberta – Strathcona County RCMP have charged two males in a series of offences that spanned over three jurisdictions. On October 12, 2017 Strathcona County RCMP responded to a complaint of shots fired at a local hotel and short time later a car jacking at a nearby gas station.

Jeremy Kellie BUFFIN, age 30 and Dalton Shay CHECKOSIS, age 24 both of North Battleford, Saskatchewan were located and arrested in Saskatchewan and remain in custody.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Break and Enter to Business

Strathcona County, Alberta - On Wednesday July 11, 2018 at 6:42 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a break and enter at Global Well Servicing located near Range Road 212 and Township Road 562A.

Suspects broke the lock off of the crew trailer and once inside caused damage to the interior and stole various tools.

The suspects then started a rig and drove it into the cab of a pump truck causing several thousand dollars’ worth of damage.

Strathcona County RCMP Seek Assistance to Locate Missing Male Youth

Strathcona County, Alberta - Strathcona County RCMP is asking public's assistance to locate a missing 15-year-old male.

 

Ryan Patrick WYLIE was last seen in Sherwood Park, Alberta on July 9, 2018 at approximately 10:00 p.m. The RCMP are concerned for his well-being and need to locate WYLIE to ensure his safety.

 

WYLIE is described as aboriginal, 6’2, 175 lbs with black hair and dark coloured eyes. Last seen wearing a red checkered hoodie, black sweat pants with a tear in the right leg and black sneakers.

 

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Theft of Ring From Jewelry Store

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

On May 2, 2018 at approximately 4:25 p.m. a men’s diamond ring was stolen from People’s Jewellers located in the Sherwood Park Mall. A male was trying on various jewelry inside the store when he grabbed a ring from the clerk and ran off.

The male is described as Caucasian, 5’8, bald/shaved head, tattoos on his hands and last seen wearing black jeans, black hoodie and black and white sneakers.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Armed Robbery

Strathcona County, Alberta – Strathcona County RCMP are currently investigating an armed robbery that occurred this morning at approximately 4:14 a.m. at the Country Boyz Tempo on Highway 16, Sherwood Park.

Two males entered the Country Boyz Tempo where one suspect produced what is believed to be a firearm and demanded cash from the clerk. The second suspect attempted to gain entry to the ATM machine but was unsuccessful. An undisclosed amount of cash was taken from the cash register. No one was injured during the robbery.

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Fatal Collision

Strathcona County, Alberta – On July 1, 2018 at approximately 12:09 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP and Strathcona County Emergency Services responded to a report of a single vehicle collision on Highway 216 in Sherwood Park, Alberta.

The vehicle was travelling west on Highway 16 and lost control while on the Highway 216 southbound ramp.

The 46-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.