Portage la Prairie RCMP in search of motorcycle owner

Portage la Prairie RCMP in search of motorcycle ownerRCMP have been looking for the owner of a dirt bike since it was retrieved on July 28, 2018. RCMP were making patrols on Fisher Ave. W. that night and observed an individual pushing a motorcycle. When the individual saw the police, he dropped the motorcycle and fled. The individual was not located and the…

Portage la Prairie RCMP report for Sept. 23-29

Portage la Prairie RCMP report for Sept. 23-29The 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 Sept.23 and Sept. 29. During this time period, police responded to 341 calls for service   Traffic violations 96        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 4          Vehicle Collisions…

Police seek man in connection with assault an axe

Police seek man in connection with assault an axePortage la Prairie RCMP are looking for a man who allegedly assaulted a local man with an axe in the early morning hours on Sept. 28. Police taped off a crime scene on Tupper St. into Saturday morning as it gathered evidence, but a Monday afternoon RCMP press release did not name the Tupper St.…

Final Report now available: IIU concludes investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Portage la Prairie

Final Report now available: IIU concludes investigation into an officer-involved shooting in Portage la PrairieA two-year process has concluded for a Portage la Prairie RCMP member with details emerging today exonerating the officer of wrong-doing in a 2017 shooting. The Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) today said in a press release the unnamed male RCMP member’s case could now be finalized. On March 9, 2018, the Independent Investigation Unit (IIU)…

Portage la Prairie RCMP seek assistance in finding Portage la Prairie woman

Portage la Prairie RCMP seek assistance in finding Portage la Prairie womanThe 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 Sept. 9-15, 2019. During this time period, police responded to 280 calls for service.   Traffic violations 50        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 2          Vehicle Collisions 2         …

Pedestrian airlifted to Winnipeg following a highway accident

Pedestrian airlifted to Winnipeg following a highway accidentShortly after midnight Sept. 5, a pedestrian was hit by a motor vehicle on Hwy. 1A at the east end of Portage La Prairie and had to be airlifted via STARS to the Health Sciences Center in Winnipeg. Portage la Prairie RCMP report the accident happened at 12:12 a.m. and involved a 34-year-old female who…

Portage RCMP seek “chronic” offender

Portage RCMP seek “chronic” offenderPortage La Prairie RCMP seek a chronic offender following two assaults with mace RCMP first responded to an assault with a weapon report at a Spruce Bay residence on Aug. 31 at 11:57 p.m. Upon arrival, police learned that four females had been sprayed in the face with bear mace. The report outlined that a…

RCMP report Aug. 26 – Sept. 1, 2019

RCMP report Aug. 26 – Sept. 1, 2019The 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 Aug. 26 and Sept. 1, 2019.  During this time period, police responded to 324 calls for service.   Traffic violations 62        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 2         …

Police report for Aug. 12-18

Police report for Aug. 12-18The 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 Aug. 12-18, 2019. During this time period, police responded to 346 calls for service.   Traffic violations 66        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 3          Vehicle Collisions 3         …