March to draw attention to local drug/violence problem here

March to draw attention to local drug/violence problem here

March to draw attention to local drug/violence problem hereA Portage la Prairie woman whose family has been impacted by the local “meth crisis” appeared as a delegation before city council this week and issued notice she’s tired of the drug problem and wants her city back. Ashleigh Laperle's message to city council was anything but sugar-coated: it was grim and bleak, just how…

Portage RCMP seize drugs and recover stolen property

Portage RCMP seize drugs and recover stolen propertyA traffic stop Aug. 16 led to the seizure of 26 grams of meth(amphetamine and weapons. Portage la Prairie RCMP officers conducted the routine traffic stop on 8 St. NW just past midnight that led to a search of the vehicle resulting in the drugs and weapons being seized. The developing investigation led to a search…