Drumheller RCMP lay charges in drug investigation; “male was assaulted and threatened with a firearm at a residence in the north end of Drumheller”

Drumheller, Alberta – On Sept. 16, 2022, 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 Sept. 17, Drumheller RCMP, assisted by the Calgary Police Emergency Response Team and Calgary Police Dog Services, executed a search warrant at this residence.

As a result of the search, Police located fentanyl, methamphetamine, as well as several other items that were confirmed to be stolen.

Drumheller RCMP lay charges in drug investigation
Drumheller RCMP lay charges in drug investigation

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

· Assault

Shane Pentelescu was released from custody following a judicial interim release hearing and will be appearing in Drumheller Provincial Court on Oct. 21, 2022.

Drumheller RCMP

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