The following is a summary of police activity in the Central Plains Area (Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities). The reporting dates are between April 29, 2019, and May 5, 2019. During this time period, police responded to 345 calls for service
70 Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act)
1 Vehicle Collisions
5 Impaired Drivers
15 Provincial statutes (Mental Health Act, Child Welfare Act, Coroner’s Act, 911 Act, etc.)
Crimes against person
3 Assaults with a Weapon
5 Uttering Threats
Crimes against property
0 Theft of Motor Vehicle
3 Break and Enters
35 Other Criminal Investigations
50 Other Police Activities (False Alarms, Suspicious Person/Vehicle, Assistance Given, etc.)
April 29, 2019
Man threatens RCMP with knife
At about 4:31 p.m. April 29, Portage La Prairie RCMP were called to the Canad Inns in Portage La Prairie in response to an Utter Threats complaint. that had just taken place. The
A 37-year-old male is alleged to have made threats and was reported to have a knife. The suspect was located near a west end business and had a knife in his hand. He threatened the police officers who were able to disarm him using non-lethal intervention tools.
The Male suspect was taken into custody and is facing numerous charges under the Criminal Code of Canada.
May 4, 2019
Portage RCMP were called to a west end business at about 5:11 p.m. on a complaint of two males fighting.
Police learned that a 41-year-old man had been assaulted and received injuries that required medical attention.
The suspect, a 36-year-old male was located a short time later and arrested He is charged with Assault Causing Bodily Harm under the Criminal Code of Canada.
If you have any information that could lend assistance in the investigation of these crimes or others, please contact your local police detachment. Anonymous tips can be made through Manitoba Crime Stoppers at 1-800-222-TIPS (8477), text “TIPMAN” plus your message to CRIMES (274637) or by visiting www.manitobacrimestoppers.com. Tips leading to the identification of suspects or the return of stolen property could receive cash awards.
Prepared by: Sgt. B. R. BREWER – Portage la Prairie RCMP