On July 20, at 9:44 p.m. a large-scale altercation broke out in the courtyard of the Medium Security Unit at the Drumheller Institution between members of rival gangs. This incident resulted in four inmates with stabbing injuries being transported to outside medical facilities. No staff were injured in resolving the incident.
Drumheller RCMP General Investigation Section (GIS), with the assistance of the Drumheller Institution (Correctional Service of Canada), has investigated the circumstances of the incident. The investigation has been completed and 10 accused have been identified.
Danil Loscombe, 37, has been charged with assault and participating in a riot.
Omar Haji-Hussein, 36; Gatluak James, 24; Ryan Foster, 40; Manjot Hans, 23; Deibi Monterroso-Salazar, 33; and Robert Laing, 32 have each been charged with assault with a weapon and participating in a riot.
Shortly after the courtyard incident, another stabbing took place inside a nearby building. As a result, Melvin Skeete, 27, and Christian Lyamuremyre, 32, have each been charged with assault with a weapon, and Mohamed Ibrahim, 22, has been charged with assault.
A warrant for arrest has been issued for Daniel Loscombe as he is currently on release, and the remaining accused have been issued court dates for November 19, November 26, and December 17 in provincial court in Drumheller.
No further details surrounding the incident will be provided as these matters are now before the courts.