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Drumheller RCMP arrest wanted male from Calgary

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Drumheller RCMP arrested a man with outstanding warrants out of Calgary on Thursday, October 12 following a recent investigation.
Recently, Drumheller General Investigation Section (GIS), with the assistance of Drumheller General Duty officers, initiated an investigation into a wanted man from Calgary, possibly in the Drumheller area.
“Drumheller RCMP will continue to be proactive, including by intervening with persons on warrants and that are not in compliance with release conditions in efforts to ensure our communities are safe and secure,” stated Drumheller RCMP Detachment Commander Staff Sergeant Rob Harms.
The investigation identified Shayne Righthand, 42, of Calgary was wanted and had outstanding warrants out of Calgary for failing to comply with a Release Order. It was also determined Righthand was in breach of court-imposed release conditions.
At approximately 2 p.m. on Thursday, October 12, Drumheller RCMP members located and arrested Righthand in the parking lot of Canadian Tire in Drumheller. Further investigation revealed that Righthand was driving with a suspended driver's licence and was in possession of bear spray and fraudulent documents.
In addition to his outstanding warrants, Mr. Righthand was charged with four counts of fail to comply with a release order, possession of a weapon, two counts possession of fraudulent documents, and drive while unauthorized.
The 2015 Mercedes Benz Righthand was driving was seized for 30 days pursuant to Provincial Sanctions.
Righthand was held for a bail hearing and remanded into custody and appeared in Alberta Court of Justice in Drumheller on Friday, October 13 to answer to charges.


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