Drumheller RCMP investigate firearms complaint

Drumheller, Alberta – On Sept. 15, 2023, at 8:51 a.m., Drumheller RCMP received a report of individuals discharging a firearm at another vehicle and driving dangerously on Highway 56 North of Drumheller. Both occupants of the vehicle were observed entering a residence in Rumsey, Alta.. Upon police arrival, both suspects exited the residence and were taken into custody.

Drumheller Detachment
Drumheller Detachment

RCMP executed a search warrant at the residence and vehicle. A firearm, as well as ammunition and spent shell casings were located.

Stettler resident, Crystal Anne Primrose (30), has been charged with:

· Discharge firearm with intent

· Firearms offences (x6)

· Recklessly discharge a firearm

· Fail to comply with probation order

Rumsey resident, James Hussey (49), has been charged with:

· Dangerous driving

· Discharge firearm with intent

· Firearms offences (x6)

· Recklessly discharge a firearm

· Fai to appear in court (x2)

Both Hussey and Primrose were taken before a justice of the peace and remanded into custody with their next court date set for Sept. 18, 2023, at the Alberta Court of Justice in Didsbury.

Although charges have been laid, Drumheller RCMP continue the investigation into this incident. RCMP are asking for vehicle dash camera footage depicting a white/blue Chevrolet truck on Sept. 15, 2023, between the hours of 8:30 a.m., and 9:30 a.m., in the area of Highway 56 to Highway 9, Range Road 210 to Highway 839 and Highway 839 to Rumsey.

If anyone has information about this incident, please contact Drumheller RCMP at 403-823-7590. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the “P3 Tips” app available through the Apple App or Google Play store.

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