Portage la Prairie RCMP seize drugs during traffic stop

June 7, 2024
Portage la Prairie, Manitoba

News release


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On June 3, 2024, at approximately 8 :40 pm, Portage la Prairie RCMP were patrolling in the community when a vehicle with no registration was spotted at the corner of 6th Avenue NW and Fisher Avenue. A traffic stop was initiated.

It was immediately confirmed that the vehicle was not registered and the 24-year-old female from Portage did not have a valid licence. The 28-year-old male passenger in the vehicle was found to be breaching a Release Order not to have contact with the driver. He was arrested.

Upon search of the vehicle, officers found open liquor, 1.2 grams of cocaine, and drug trafficking paraphernalia.

The male is charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking and Fail to Comply with Release Order Condition. He was remanded into custody. The female was released with four Highway Traffic Act Tickets.


Contact information

Phone: 204-983-8497
Email: RCMP.Media.GRC.Manitoba@rcmp-grc.gc.ca

Manitoba RCMP Media Relations Unit

Tara Seel, Media Relations Officer
Cpl. Julie Courchaine, Media Relations Officer
Sgt. Paul Manaigre, Media Relations Officer
Robert Cyrenne, Director Communications and Media Relations

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