Drumheller RCMP on scene of incident in New Castle

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The incident in Newcastle has been resolved without incident and police would like to thank the public for their cooperation.

Drumheller RCMP along with the Emergency Response Team and Police Dog Services have taken one man into custody.

The suspect is facing several charges including multiple firearms related offences, possession of stolen property, uttering threats and mischief.

He is currently being held for bail hearing.

Drumheller RCMP are on scene of an incident on Second Avenue West in Newcastle.

There is a heavy police presence and both the Drumheller RCMP and Police Dog Services are on scene.

Residents in the area are asked to remain indoors and the public is asked to stay away from the area.

RCMP is asking that their activity not be broadcasted on social media.

An update will be provided when available and the public/media are thanked for the cooperation in avoiding the area.

 

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