Drumheller, Alberta – Drumheller General Investigation Section, assisted by Lethbridge Alberta Law Enforcement Response Team, Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit, and Drumheller General Duty, conducted an investigation into drug trafficking activities in Drumheller, between September and November of 2022. As a result of the investigation, evidence was obtained that led to the arrest of four suspects on Nov. 3, 2022.
On Nov. 3, 2022, Drumheller RCMP executed a search warrant at two residences in the Town of Drumheller, as well as search warrants on two vehicles. As a result of the search warrants, the following items were seized by RCMP:
A quantity of suspected Methamphetamine
A quantity of Canadian Currency
Prohibited Weapons x 2 (Butterfly Knives)
Stolen Property from 9 victims
Steven Dixon (43), a resident of Drumheller, has been charged with the following:
Possession of a Controlled Substance
Possession of a Prohibited Weapon
Two counts of Breach of an Undertaking
Possession of Stolen Property
Dixson will be appearing in Drumheller Provincial court on Dec. 9, 2022.
Justin Lenfesty (32), a resident of Drumheller, has been charged with the following:
8 Counts of Possession of Stolen Property (x8)
Breach of Probation Order (x3)
Lenfesty will be appearing in Drumheller Provincial court on Nov. 25, 2022.
Justine Carruthers (33), a resident of Drumheller, has been charged with 8 Counts of Possession of Stolen Property. She will be appearing in Drumheller Provincial court on Dec. 9, 2022.
A fourth individual was arrested but later released with no charges pending further investigation.
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