Drumheller RCMP executed a search warrant on a residence, resulting in the seizure of several illicit substances and the arrest of one suspect.
On Thursday, February 23, Drumheller General Investigative Section (GIS), assisted by Southern Alberta Crime Reduction Unit (SACRU), Hanna General Duty officers, and Drumheller General Duty officers, concluded a month-long investigation into drug trafficking activities within the Town of Drumheller and Starland County.
At approximately 5 a.m., RCMP members from Drumheller, Hanna, and the Drumheller GIS Unit executed a search warrant at a residence in the Greenwood Villa area of the Town of Drumheller.
A second search warrant was also executed on a vehicle.
As a result of these searches, RCMP seized 64 grams of methamphetamine, 26 grams of crack cocaine, 26 grams of cocaine, 27 grams of fentanyl, 300 unstamped cigarettes, and $800 in Canadian currency.
As a result of the investigation and search warrants, Kelly Miskolczi, 54, a resident of Drumheller, was arrested and charged with two counts possession for the purpose of trafficking (cocaine and methamphetamine); possession of proceeds of crime; possession of cigarettes that are unstamped.
Miskolczi was released on an undertaking and is scheduled to appear in provincial court in Drumheller on Friday, April 14, 2023 to answer to the charges.
Detachment Commander, S/Sgt. Robert HARMS, stated “This investigation and arrest demonstrates the expertise, abilities, and collaboration of the RCMPs specialized units and front-line officers. Our officers remain committed to drug enforcement and to the removal of illicit substances from our communities”.
If you have any information regarding criminal activity in your neighbourhood, including the trafficking of drugs, please contact the Drumheller RCMP at 403.823.7590. If you wish to remain anonymous, you can contact Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS), online at www.P3Tips.com or by using the "P3 Tips" app available through the Apple App or Google Play Store.