Drumheller woman charged following recovery of stolen vehicle, drugs

Drumheller RCMP were conducting proactive patrols in the 500 block of 3rd Avenue West when an officer located a vehicle blocking the alley on Feb.12, 2021, at approximately 10:30 a.m.

Further investigation found that the vehicle had been reported stolen out of Calgary.

As a result of the investigation, a search warrant was obtained and executed on a residence where the stolen vehicle was located.

Drumheller RCMP located a female inside the residence who was subsequently arrested as she was found to have outstanding warrants from Drumheller and Calgary.

She was also found to be in possession of the key for the stolen vehicle.

Drumheller RCMP seized 20.6 g of suspected fentanyl, 12.7 g of suspected methamphetamine and 16.5 g of suspected cocaine.

Carrie Garson (22) of Drumheller has been charged possession for the purpose of trafficking fentanyl, methamphetamine and cocaine as well as possession of property obtained by crime exceeding $5,000, and possession not exceeding $5,000.

Also possession of a stolen identity document and possession of ammunition contrary to order.

Failure to attend court and comply with probation and release orders were also added as well as uttering threats.

Garson was held for a Judicial Interim Release Hearing and was subsequently remanded into custody and will be appearing in Strathmore Provincial Court on Feb. 16, 2021.



About the author

ECA Review

Our newspaper is only as good as its contributors and we thank each one who submits stories, photos and opinions. If you have a news item, photos or opinion to share please submit it to office@ECAreview.com.