RCMP Releases

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.

Strathcona County RCMP on Scene of Collision on Highway 15 and Highway 830 – Update #2

Strathcona County, Alta. – On March 12, 2020 at approximately 12:30 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a fatal collision involving a semi-tractor and pickup truck at the intersection of Highway 15 and Highway 830.

Preliminary investigation revealed the semi-tractor was travelling eastbound on Highway 15 when it failed to stop at a red light, colliding with a pickup truck travelling southbound on Highway 830.

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.