Drumheller RCMP entered into an investigation involving drug trafficking and weapons offences after an allegation was made that a male was assaulted and threatened with a firearm at a residence in the north end of Drumheller.
On September 17, The Drumheller RCMP, assisted by the Calgary Police Emergency Response Team and Calgary Police Dog Services, executed a search warrant at this residence.
The search resulted in police locating fentanyl, methamphetamine, as well as several other items that were confirmed to be stolen.
In addition Lloyd Smith (56), a resident of Drumheller, has been charged with the following offences:
- Possession of fentanyl for the purpose of trafficking
- Possession of methamphetamine
- Possession of property obtained by crime (x4)
Lloyd Smith was released from custody and will be appearing in Drumheller Provincial Court on Nov. 25, 2022.
Shane Pentelescu (37), a resident of Drumheller, has been charged with the following offences:
- Pointing a firearm
- Uttering threats
Shane Pentelescu was released from custody following a judicial interim release hearing and will be appearing in Drumheller Provincial Court on Oct. 21, 2022.