RCMP Releases & News

News Posted On Jun 12, 2020

Strathcona County RCMP Investigating Two Bitcoin Scams

Strathcona County, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP are currently investigating two Bitcoin scams. In both instances the fraudsters contacted the victims by phone claiming to be a police officer and demanded they deposit money into a Bitcoin machine.…

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Mischief At Fultonvale School
News Posted On Jun 03, 2020

Strathcona County RCMP Investigate Mischief At Fultonvale School

Strathcona County, Alta. - Strathcona County RCMP is requesting the public’s assistance in gathering information on the following crime: Sometime between May 16, 2020 and May 17, 2020 suspect(s) gained entry into Fultonvale School located near Township…

News Posted On May 12, 2020

Strathcona County RCMP Warn Residents Of Online Scams

Sherwood Park, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP warn residents that online scams are more prevalent than ever before and increased vigilance is necessary as scammers continue to find creative ways to victimize trusting people. Recently a local resident…

News Posted On May 05, 2020

RCMP Major Crimes Unit Investigating Homicides In Strathcona County

Strathcona County, Alta. – On May 4, 2020, at 6:14 a.m., Strathcona County RCMP responded to a 911 call of a male with a firearm at a residence on Range Road 222.  To protect the public, the area was contained, traffic was diverted and nearby residences…

News Posted On Apr 27, 2020

Strathcona County RCMP Remind Parents Of On-line Safety For Children

Strathcona County RCMP remind parents of on-line safety for children   Strathcona County, Alta. – With schools being closed, children who are home will potentially have more unrestricted time online. Strathcona County RCMP is urging families to have…

News Posted On Apr 19, 2020

Alberta RCMP Shares Tips For Motorcycle Safety Month

As motorists welcome warm weather across the province, the Alberta RCMP reminds motorcyclists to adopt safe driving behaviours that reduce the risk of collisions. Alberta RCMP encourages you to practice the following motorcycle safety tips: Gear up!…

News Posted On Apr 08, 2020

Strathcona County RCMP Arrest Male For Theft Of Mail

Strathcona County, Alta. – On March 11, 2020, at approximately 2:00 a.m. Strathcona County RCMP observed a vehicle parked on the roadway with their four way flashers activated near Range Road 233 and Township Road 522 in Sherwood Park. An officer stopped…

News Posted On Mar 24, 2020

Strathcona County RCMP Warns Residents Of COVID-19 Scams Circulating

Strathcona County, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP are warning residents of scams using the COVID-19 outbreak as a cover. Scam associated with the global pandemic have been cropping up, feeding on people’s fear, uncertainty and misinformation during…

News Posted On Mar 17, 2020

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…

Strathcona County RCMP Warn Residents Of Bank Scam
News Posted On Mar 05, 2020

Strathcona County RCMP Warn Residents Of Bank Scam

Sherwood Park, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP began investigating a fraud complaint on Feb. 19, 2020, when the victim reported losing money to an elaborate bank scam.   The victim received a phone call where several individuals posed as bank employees…

RCMP issue reminders during Fraud Prevention Month
News Posted On Mar 02, 2020

RCMP issue reminders during Fraud Prevention Month

March is Fraud Prevention Month and the RCMP want to help you recognize, reject and report fraud. Every year, thousands of Canadians fall victim to fraud, losing millions of dollars. Most don't think it could happen to them, but fraudsters use sophisticated…

News Posted On Feb 04, 2020

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…

Driving Tips For Winter
News Posted On Jan 09, 2020

Driving Tips For Winter

Winter Driving Tips Traffic Safety Winter driving can sometimes be a daunting task, especially when conditions are snowy or icy. If road conditions are dangerous, consider making alternate travel arrangements or postponing your trip until conditions…

News Posted On Dec 19, 2019

Strathcona County RCMP Make Armed Robbery Arrest

Strathcona County RCMP Make Armed Robbery Arrest Sherwood Park, Alta. – Strathcona County RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS) have arrested a male youth in connection to an armed robbery that occurred in July. On July 29, 2019 RCMP responded…

News Posted On Nov 27, 2019

Strathcona County RCMP Urges Preparation And Patience In Winter Driving

Sherwood Park, Alta. – Winter driving on snow covered roads and highways can be a pleasant adventure or it can be frustrating, tiring and sometimes even hazardous. Driving during the winter months can be stressful. It doesn’t matter whether you are…

News Posted On Nov 26, 2019

Strathcona County RCMP - Crime Prevention During The Holiday Season

Strathcona County, Alta. - Strathcona County RCMP remind residents that the holiday season is an active time and requires extra vigilance to prevent theft.  It is also a time when busy people let their guard down and become more vulnerable to theft. Crime…