RCMP Releases & News

News Posted On May 23, 2019

Strathcona County RCMP Arrest Male During Check Stop

  Strathcona County RCMP arrest male during check stop   Strathcona County, Alta. –  On May 18, 2019 Strathcona County RCMP arrested a male for possession for the purpose of trafficking during a check stop on Baseline Road in Sherwood Park. At approximately…

Summer Safe Driving Tips
News Posted On Apr 05, 2019

Summer Safe Driving Tips

More Canadians die on the roads during the summer months than at any other time of the year. Consumption of alcohol or drugs, driving while fatigued, not wearing seatbelts, poor mechanical fitness of vehicles and aggressive driving are often implicated…

News Posted On Apr 05, 2019

Telemarketing Fraud

"If it sounds too good to be true, then it probably is!" Use of the telephone for the sale of a wide range of services or products can be an effective, legitimate marketing tool for any number of Canadian businesses. However, the legitimacy of well-known…

April Is Distracted Driving Month
News Posted On Apr 01, 2019

April Is Distracted Driving Month

Tips To Help You Focus On The Road Nearly everyone is guilty of some form of distracted driving. In fact, distracted drivers are almost everywhere you look: the cell phone socialite, the in-car iPod DJ, the high-fashion cosmetician, the 3-course meal…

News Posted On Mar 27, 2019

Strathcona County RCMP Warn Residents Of The Prize Scam

Strathcona County, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP are warning residents of prize scams where residents are receiving phone calls or emails advising they are the winner of a large lottery or sweepstakes. Often with these prize scams the winner is instructed…

News Posted On Mar 27, 2019

Strathcona County RCMP Investigating Robber/Home Invasion

Sherwood Park, Alta. – The Strathcona County RCMP are investigating a robbery/home invasion which occurred on March 26, 2019. Public assistance is being sought in identifying the suspects responsible. At approximately 10:53 p.m. Strathcona County…

News Posted On Mar 22, 2019

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Fatal Collision

Strathcona County, Alberta – At approximately 3:20 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP responded to a report of a collision between a car and semi-trailer on Highway 14 near Range Road 232 in Sherwood Park, Alta. The car was travelling westbound in the eastbound…

News Posted On Feb 26, 2019

Option 4 Program Information Session

Strathcona County Crime Watch Association is pleased to present an information session on the Option 4 Program Tuesday, March 12th, 2019 at 7:00 p.m. Silver Birch Lodge Auditorium910 Bison Way, Sherwood Park Please RSVP by email to info@strathconacrimewatch.caCoffee…

News Posted On Feb 26, 2019

March Is Fraud Prevention Month

Strathcona County, Alta. – Fraud Prevention Month is an annual public awareness campaign held in March that works to prevent Canadians from becoming victims of fraud by helping them "Recognize it. Report it. Stop it." Thousands of Canadians of all…

News Posted On Jan 16, 2019

Strathcona County RCMP - Excessive Speeders Receive Fines

Strathcona County, Alta – A number of individuals who were charged with excessive speeding offences at various locations throughout Strathcona County recently appeared in court to answer to their charges. A synopsis of the charges and dispositions…

News Posted On Jan 10, 2019

Strathcona County RCMP - Winter Driving Tips

Strathcona County, Alta. - Strathcona County RCMP remind motorists that winter driving can be challenging with rapidly changing weather and cooler temperatures. Winter weather conditions can be variable and unpredictable, placing extra demands on your…

News Posted On Dec 18, 2017

RCMP Warn Residents of the Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) Bitcoin Scam

Strathcona County, Alberta – In the past month Strathcona County RCMP have seen another variation of the commonly known Canada Revenue Agency (CRA) scam. Victims are being contacted by phone and told that they have overdue taxes to pay and if they…