RCMP Releases

Strathcona County RCMP – Construction Zones

Strathcona County, Alta. -  As the weather warms up residents can expect construction season to start once again this year. The Strathcona County RCMP wants to remind motorists that when you are driving through a construction zone, always obey the posted speed limit, even if you do not see any workers.

Safety is always the highest priority for road construction projects. Speed reductions in construction zones protect both workers and the travelling public.

For the safety of road workers: speed fines are doubled when workers are present.

Strathcona County- Fatal Motor Vehicle Collision

Sherwood Park, Alta. – On April 29, 2019 at approximately 10:19 p.m. a Strathcona County RCMP received a report of a possible impaired driver travelling eastbound on Baseline Road. 

Police located the suspect vehicle at the intersection of Highway 21 and Baseline Road. Emergency lights were activated and a traffic stop was attempted. The vehicle fled and continued driving erratically northbound on Highway 21. No pursuit was initiated due to safety concerns.

Strathcona County RCMP Respond to Grass Fire on Range Road 233

Strathcona County, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP are currently on scene with fire personnel at a grass fire south of Range Road 233 (Sherwood Drive) in Sherwood Park.

No residences are in the area of the grass fire. Traffic is being re-routed between Township Road 522 and Township Road 520 in Sherwood Park.  The cause of the fire is unknown at this time.

An update will be provided when available.

Strathcona County RCMP Seek Public Assistance

Strathcona County, Alta. – On April 12, 2019 at approximately 8:37 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a disturbance on Aspen Trail in Sherwood Park. Witnesses observed a female passenger in a vehicle yelling for help while it was driving erratically down the road.  

The suspect vehicle is described as a red van, possibly a Dodge Caravan and was last seen heading west on Aspen Trail from Cloverbar Road.

Police are looking to identify the occupants of the vehicle to ensure their safety and well-being.

Strathcona County RCMP Respond to Bomb Threat – Update #2

Sherwood Park, Alta. – A 68-year-old male had been arrested in relation to a bomb threat at a bank on Baseline Road in Sherwood Park on April 18, 2019.

The male went inside the bank and advised staff that he had a bomb in his briefcase and another inside his vehicle. The RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit attended and determined there were no explosives inside his briefcase or vehicle.

Georges Louis Roy of Edmonton has been charged with:

Strathcona County RCMP Respond to Bomb Threat

Sherwood Park, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP are currently on scene at a bank on Baseline Road in Sherwood Park as a result of a bomb threat.

At approximately 3:36 p.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a complaint of a distressed male inside the bank stating he has an explosive device. Police evacuated the bank and the male was arrested without incident.

The RCMP Explosive Disposal Unit is on route to assist in the investigation.

An update will be provided when possible. Media and public are requested to stay clear of this police activity.

Strathcona County RCMP Lay Firearms and Drug Charges Following High Risk Vehicle Stop

Sherwood Park, Alta. – On April 11, 2019, Strathcona County RCMP conducted a high risk traffic stop as a result of a 911 complaint of a disturbance involving a firearm.

At approximately 8:50 p.m., Strathcona County RCMP attended a local hotel parking lot where an altercation had taken place between several people.  It was reported that there was a knife and a firearm involved.  A suspect vehicle departed the area before police arrived, but was located a short distance away and a high risk traffic stop was conducted on the three occupants. 

Strathcona county RCMP Requesting Assistance in Locating Wanted Male

Strathcona County, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP are looking for public assistance in locating a wanted male who failed to attend court on March 21, 2019 for an armed robbery that occurred on May 8, 2018.

Clayton Joseph Huppie, age 35 of Lac La Biche is alleged to have robbed a female victim at gunpoint, then taking off in her vehicle. Huppie was arrested and released on a recognizance and was scheduled to attend court in March.