Three arrested on drug charges

Portage la Prairie RCMP have charged three with drug and weapons offences. SUBMITTED

Acting on two search warrants, Portage la Prairie RCMP seized drugs and weapons from an undisclosed city address.

Just after 9 a.m. on Oct. 15, Portage la Prairie RCMP, along with RCMP Police Dog Services and the West District Crime Reduction Enforcement Support Team, executed the search warrants at a city residence and executed a second related search warrant on a vehicle in Portage.

Police seized more than 200 grams of methamphetamine, prescription pills, knives, a bat, bear spray, energy drink cans with false bottoms, and an undisclosed amount of Canadian currency.

Three people were arrested. A 40- and 38-year-old women and a 42-year-old man, all from Portage, were charged with possession for the purpose of trafficking. All have been released from custody to appear in court at a later date.

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