Two people have been arrested and are facing numerous charges in relation to drug trafficking in Drumheller.
Drumheller GIS (General Investigation Section), assisted by Lethbridge ALERT (Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team), Southern Alberta CRU (Crime Reduction Unit), and Drumheller General Duty officers, conducted an investigation into drug trafficking activities between July and August of 2022. As a result of the investigation, evidence was obtained that lead to the arrest of two suspects on Aug. 3, 2022.
On Aug. 4, 2022, Drumheller RCMP executed a search warrant at a residence in the Town of Drumheller, as well as search warrants on two vehicles. As a result of these searches, the following items were seized by RCMP:
101 grams of Psilocybin
605 Oxycodone Pills
16 Fentanyl Tablets
10 Tylenol 3 Tablets
180.33 grams of Methamphetamine
14.66 grams of Fentanyl
1279 grams of Cannabis
$20,965 Canadian Currency.
Steven Dixon (43) and Jennifer Dixon (36), both residents of Drumheller, Alta., and have been charged with the following:
Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking (4) – Psilocybin, Oxycodone, Fentanyl and Methamphetamine
Possession of Proceeds of Crime
Possession of a Prohibited Weapon
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Both are scheduled to appear in Drumheller Provincial Court on Sept. 16, 2022.
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