Drumheller RCMP has arrested two drug traffickers. 

On Monday, police went to the Drumheller Correctional Institution to assist Correctional Officers with two suspects who were bringing in illegal drugs to the prison. 

According to RCMP, the investigation found that the suspects had tossed packages of contraband over the security fence. 

The packages were recovered and examined, and it was determined they contained suspected cocaine and methamphetamine.

A black Volkswagen Golf car was also found nearby and seized along with other evidence as part of the investigation.

RCMP arrested and charged 25-year-old Pancho Teicroeb and 22-year-old Nolin Berehula, both residents of Taber, with the following:

  • Trafficking the Controlled Substance of Methamphetamine.
  • Trafficking the Controlled Substance of Cocaine.
  • Mischief to the Drumheller Penitentiary.

Teicroeb and Berehula were released on a $3,500 Promise to Pay Release Orders with conditions and are scheduled to appear in Drumheller court on July 12.

 “This occurrence and successful apprehension are another example of the excellent partnership and investigational techniques that the Correctional Service Canada and the RCMP share," said Staff Sergeant Robert Harms of Drumheller RCMP.

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