On November 19, 2020, Portage la Prairie RCMP had assistance from the Winnipeg Police Service in executing a warrant on an individual located in Winnipeg. When a 34-year-old male suspect from Portage was arrested, he had 11 grams of purple heroin and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency. That investigation continues. No charges have been laid.
The arrest resulted in a follow-up search warrant at a residence on Home Street in Winnipeg, which was executed by Portage RCMP, RCMP Police Dog Services, and officers out of RCMP "D" Division Headquarters.
While executing the warrant, officers located cocaine, methamphetamine, prescription pills, ecstasy, a stolen bike, and a stolen passport.
Gary Mager, 48, of Winnipeg is facing numerous charges.
The investigation continues.