Drumheller RCMP conducts vehicle stop resulting in drug trafficking charges

November 5, 2020
Drumheller, Alberta

News release

On Oct. 30, 2020, Drumheller RCMP Traffic Unit conducted a traffic stop on a vehicle. Further investigation found the driver and two other occupants to be in possession of a controlled substance. With assistance from the Drumheller RCMP Crime Reduction Unit, all three occupants were arrested. A search of the vehicle incident to arrest produced substances believed to be cocaine, meth, and fentanyl. A large amount of cash and drug trafficking paraphernalia were also located.

A 55-year-old male of Hanna, Alta. is charged with:

  • Possession of methamphetamine contrary to s. 4(1) CDSA
  • Possession of fentanyl contrary to s. 4(1) CDSA
  • Obstructing a peace officer s. 129(a) CC
  • Identity Fraud s. 403 CC

A 39-year-old male of Drumheller, Alta. is charged with:

  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking cocaine contrary to s. 5(2) CDSA
  • Possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl contrary to s. 5(2) CDSA
  • Failure to comply with release order contrary to s. 145 (5)(a) CC

The 55-year-old male and the 39-year-old male were released on Undertakings and are scheduled to appear in Drumheller Provincial Court on Dec. 18, 2020. The third male was released without charges.

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Contact information

Cpl. Tammy Keibel
Media Relations Officer
RCMP - Southern Alberta District
403-921-0343

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