Portage la Prairie RCMP seize drugs and weapons

October 16, 2020
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

News release

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Items seized

On October 15, 2020, just after 9:00 am, Portage la Prairie RCMP, along with RCMP Police Dog Services and the RCMP West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team, executed a search warrant on a residence in Portage la Prairie, Manitoba. On October 16, 2020, RCMP executed a second related search warrant on a vehicle in Portage.

With both warrants, police seized more than 200 grams of methamphetamine, some prescription pills, several knives, a bat, bear spray, several energy drink cans with false bottoms, and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency.

Three people were arrested. A 40-year-old female, a 38-year-old female, and a 42-year-old male, all from Portage, were charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking. All have been released from custody to appear in court at a later date.

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Contact information

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations
204-983-8497

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