Drumheller Institution staff member charged with drug trafficking | DrumhellerMail
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Drumheller Institution staff member charged with drug trafficking

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A civilian staff member at the Drumheller Institution is facing drug trafficking charges.

On March 10, Drumheller RCMP attended the Drumheller Federal Institution to investigate after a female civilian staff member had been detained by security for allegedly bringing in drugs and additional contraband items.

Sarah Kathleen Blanke, 40, of Drumheller has been charged with one count of trafficking in methamphetamine under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act, one count of trafficking cannabis 'shatter' under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act as well as a charge under the Corrections Conditional Release Act for introducing contraband to a penitentiary.

She has been released from custody to appear in provincial court in Drumheller on April 12, 2019.


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