Strathcona County RCMP Seek Public Assistance In Locating Arson Suspect - Update

July 26, 2023

Strathcona County RCMP seek public assistance in locating arson suspect - Update

Strathcona County, Alta. – On July 24, 2023, Strathcona County RCMP arrested a male wanted in relation to an arson investigation.

Robert Martin (45), a current resident of Vernon, B.C., was arrested and charged with:

  • Arson, disregard for human life
  • Assault cause bodily harm
  • Disobeying a court order

Robert Martin was released from custody following a Judicial Interim Release hearing and is scheduled to appear in Sherwood Park Provincial Court on August 16, 2023.

Strathcona County RCMP are still seeking to identify the second male that fled the scene in a new model white Ford F150. If you have any information on the unidentified male suspect, please call the Strathcona County RCMP at (780) 467-7741. If you wish to remain anonymous you can contact Crime Stoppers by phone at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), by Internet or by SMS (check your local Crime Stoppers for instructions). To report crime online, or for access to RCMP news and information, download the Alberta RCMP app through Apple or Google Play.