Portage la Prairie RCMP arrest four after seizing drugs and weapons

May 3, 2021
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

News release


Items seized

On April 30, 2021, at approximately 3:15 pm, Portage la Prairie RCMP, with the assistance of the RCMP Emergency Response Team, executed a Controlled Drugs and Substances Act warrant at a residence on Mobile Street in Portage la Prairie. Police located and seized 27 grams of fentanyl, 6 grams of cocaine, an undetermined amount of heroin, several loaded needles, a semi-automatic rifle affixed with a prohibited suppressor, several knives, and some BB and Airsoft guns.

Scott Hunter, 48, of Portage la Prairie is charged with Unsafe Storage of a Firearm, Possess Firearm Without a Licence, Possess Weapon Dangerous to Public, Possess Prohibited Device, Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x 2 (cocaine and fentanyl).

Three other adults were arrested. A 50-year-old male from Portage was arrested and released pending a court date. A 45-year-old female and an 18-year-old male were arrested and released without charges.

The investigation continues.


Contact information

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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