Drumheller man among arrested at meth lab raid near Stettler
A Drumheller man was among four people arrested when police executed a warrant on a property northeast of Stettler.
On Saturday, February 21, 2016, members from Stettler RCMP, Bashaw RCMP, Killam RCMP, RCMP emergency response teams from Edmonton and Calgary, RCMP CLEAR team, RCMP Air services, RCMP special tactical operations team, Stettler regional fire department and Stettler EMS attended and executed a search warrant on a rural property North and East of Stettler.
Four male suspects were taken into custody without incident. On the rural property, investigators located, dismantled and seized equipment and other products used in an illegal process to create crystal methamphetamine.
Along with the meth lab, several firearms were located and seized, one of which is an SKS assault riffle which was loaded with a 30 round magazine. All male suspects arrested on scene are facing multiple charges regarding the meth lab and firearms, all suspects are well known to police.
Arrested were the following:
• A 30yr old male of Big Valley
• A 37yr old male of Stettler
• A 64yr old male of Stettler
• A 26yr old male of Drum-