RCMP Releases

Strathcona County RCMP on Scene of Collision on Highway 15 and Highway 830

Strathcona County, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP advise they are currently on scene of a two vehicle collision at the intersection of Highway 15 and Highway 830 (Range Road 214).

Motorists are asked to avoid the area while the investigation is ongoing. Traffic is expected to be diverted for an known period of time while the investigation takes place and the scene is cleared.

No further updates are available at this time.

An update will be provided once new details become available.

Strathcona County RCMP Municipal Drug Unit Seizes Synthetic Cannabinoids

Sherwood Park, Alta. –  Strathcona County RCMP Municipal Drug Unit began investigating a drug complaint at the beginning of July, 2019. As a result, on Feb. 27, 2020 a search warrant was executed at a local business located in the southwest area of Sherwood Park, Alta.

During the search over 700 synthetic cannabinoids were seized from the location with a street value of over $8000. Synthetic cannabinoids are a Schedule II substance under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.  The investigation is ongoing and charges are pending.

Strathcona County RCMP Warn of the Dangers of Fatigued Driving

Sherwood Park, Alta. – Most people are aware of the dangers of drinking and driving, and now with the legalization of Marijuana, driving high. However, not many people know about the dangers of fatigued driving and that it can be just as fatal. Like alcohol, fatigue impairment slows reaction time, decreases awareness, impairs judgment and increases the risk of being involved in a collision.

Strathcona County RCMP Seek Public Assistance to Identify Theft Suspects

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

On Dec. 8, 2019, at approximately 5:07 p.m. RCMP responded to a theft complaint at the Shopper’s Drug Mart on Baseline Road in Sherwood Park. Two female suspects entered the store and while one served as a distraction and lookout the second female stole over a thousand dollars’ worth of merchandise. Items taken included several bottles of perfume, cologne and a portable speaker.

Suspect #1 is described as:

Strathcona County RCMP – Neighbours Keen Eye Assists Police With Arrest

Sherwood Park, Alta. – On Dec. 4, 2019, Strathcona County RCMP responded after a keen eyed citizen called police to report that grain was being removed from a neighbours’ property and did not believe it was authorized. Police attended the rural location near Josephburg, Alta. and determined that a grain company had made arrangements to buy the grain.