Fatal off road incident

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Oyen RCMP responded to a fatal off road collision near the Hamlet of Chinook west of Oyen at approximately 2 pm on June 9, 2017.
A Can-Am side by side being driven by a lone male occupant rolled over in a farming field.
Tragically the 33-year-old male driver from Cereal, Ab. was pronounced deceased at the scene. Alcohol and speed are not being considered as factors.
The name of the deceased will not be released and no further updates will be provided.
Lockdown at Drumheller school
On June 8th, 2017, at 8:30 am, Drumheller RCMP responded to a report of a lock down at St Anthony’s school in Drumheller.
The school had been advised a youth threatened to bring a firearm to school.
Police investigation revealed the youth had posted a photo of his airsoft gun to social media the previous evening, showing off new decals he and his mother had applied.  Another youth made inappropriate comments online about bringing the gun to school.
RCMP have cleared the first youth of any wrongdoing and have spoken with the other youth believed to have made the inappropriate online comments.
Drumheller RCMP were pleased to see the quick, safe, and extremely effective lock down as completed by St Anthony’s School, and that no one was injured.

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