Drumheller RCMP lay charges following traffic stop


Drumheller, Alta. – On May 13, 2020 the Drumheller RCMP conducted a traffic stop which led to charges under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act.

At 1:30 a.m., a vehicle was pulled over for a regulation infraction. Drug paraphernalia was observed in plain view and an investigation followed. The driver and passenger were arrested and the vehicle searched. Police located a large amount of suspected methamphetamine, cocaine, fentanyl, cash, and other drug related paraphernalia.

Elizabeth Joy McDuff (20) and Michael Robert Kinney (44) have both been charged with multiple counts of possession of a controlled substance and possession of a controlled substance for the purpose of trafficking.

Both have been released with future court dates in Drumheller; McDuff is to appear on August 21 and Kinney on September 18, 2020.