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 2019-05-20 and 2019-05-26. During this time period, police responded to 285 calls for service.
Not included in this report is information about the two murder investigations Portage la Prairie RCMP are involved in.
49 Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act)
2 Vehicle Collisions
4 Impaired Drivers
10 Provincial statutes (Mental Health Act, Child Welfare Act, Coroner’s Act, 911 Act, etc.)
Crimes against person
3 Assaults with a Weapon
2 Uttering Threats
Crimes against property
1 Theft of Motor Vehicle
2 Break and Enters
35 Other Criminal Investigations
50 Other Police Activities (False Alarms, Suspicious Person/Vehicle, Assistance Given, etc.)
May 21, 2019
NW woman assaulted with bear spray
On May 21 at 6:18 a.m. Portage La Prairie RCMP was called to a report of a 35-year-old female who had been sprayed in the face with Bear Spray. The incident took place on 9th Street NW in Portage La Prairie and the investigation is continuing.
May 23, 2019
Woman arrested in Oak Bay assault
On May 23 at 12:39 a.m., Portage RCMP were called to a residence on Oak Bay in Portage La Prairie with regards to a complaint of assault. Police attended the scene and learned that a 30-year-old male had been hit in the head by a 22-year-old female and sustained minor injuries. A 30-year-old female was arrested and taken into custody and she will be facing charges.
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