Portage la Prairie RCMP seize firearm and arrest youth

September 18, 2023
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

News release


Firearm seized

On September 14, 2023, at approximately 10:20 pm, RCMP were at a residence on Willow Bay in Portage la Prairie, when they located a male in possession of a firearm.

The 17-year-old male from Sandy Bay First Nation was arrested without incident and has been charged with:

Carrying a Concealed Weapon
Possession of a Weapon for a Dangerous Purpose
Possession of a Restricted Firearm/Prohibited Weapon
Unauthorized Possession of a Firearm
Unsafe Storage of Firearm

He was released from custody on a release order.


Contact information

Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
RCMP Media Relations

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File number: 2023-1371889

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