Drumheller RCMP have arrested a man who is alleged to have attempted to toss a package of contraband over the fence at the Drumheller Institution.
On Friday, May 14, at about 10 p.m., staff at the Drumheller Institution observed a man attempt to throw a package over the fence of the facility.
Institution staff located and arrested the man.
The investigation revealed the package contained drugs and other contraband items. The institution value of the package was $20,000.
Brian Joseph Dobbin, 28, of Calgary has been charged with a number of offenses including possession of marijuana for the purpose of trafficking, possession of cocaine for the purpose of trafficking, and trespassing.
Dobbin was released from another federal institution in February 13 of this year. He was remanded for a show cause hearing that took place on Tuesday, May 18. The investigation is continuing.