Police seeking info in Sunday shooting

Police seeking info in Sunday shootingA man was shot early Sunday and another seriously assaulted in what police say was targeted violence towards the two Portage la Prairie young men. Portage la Prairie RCMP responded to reports of gunshots early Sunday and found a 20-year-old Portage man suffering from a gunshot wound. The man was taken to hospital in stable…

Police report June 11-17

Police report June 11-17The 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 2018-06-11 and 2018-06-17. During this time period, police responded to 381 calls for service   Traffic violations 130 Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 5 Vehicle Collisions 4 Impaired…

Police call for public help to identify suspects

Police call for public help to identify suspectsSubmitted by RCMP – Portage la Prairie Detachment Armed robbery at compost site Police are asking for public assistance to help identify suspects involved in a May 24 armed robbery in Portage la Prairie. At approximately 6 a.m. police say a victim was approached by two suspects at the north end city compost site. The…

Police report: April 30 – May 6

Police report: April 30 – May 6Submitted by Portage la Prairie RCMP — 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 2018-04-30 and 2018-05-06. During this time period, police responded to 317 calls for service Traffic violations: 111 Traffic Offences (Highway…

Police report April 23-29, 2018

Police report April 23-29, 2018Submitted by Portage la Prairie RCMP — 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 2018-04-23 and 2018-04-29. During this time period police responded to: 353 calls for service Traffic violations 109 Traffic Offences (Highway…

Break in still under investigation

Break in still under investigationThe Portage Citizen — Portage la Prairie RCMP continue to investigate the April 11 break and enter at Clarity Vision Centre on Saskatchewan Ave. RCMP were called to the Clarity Vision Centre on April 11 around 3:45 a.m. to find the front window smashed. Several displays were destroyed and an undisclosed amount of glasses were…

IIU INVESTIGATION CLEARS PORTAGE COP OF USING EXCESSIVE FORCE

IIU INVESTIGATION CLEARS PORTAGE COP OF USING EXCESSIVE FORCEThe Independent Investigation Unit (IIU) of Manitoba has found a Portage la Prairie RCMP officer didn’t use excessive force during a woman’s arrest last year. The provincial police watchdog released a report May 2 concluding no charges should be laid against the officer. The IIU began an investigation after a 33-year-old woman suffered a cut near her…

Man sought in aggravated assault

Man sought in aggravated assaultRCMP RCMP Major Crimes and Forensic Identification units are assisting in the investigation of an April aggravated assault at a McKay Ave. home. Portage la Prairie RCMP were called to a home in the 1400 block of McKay Ave. on April 11 at 8:29 a.m. and found resident of the home had suffered serious injuries.…

RCMP seek missing portage woman

RCMP seek missing portage womanPortage la Prairie RCMP are asking for community help in locating Karen Savanah Toth, 17, missing since April 6. Police say Toth was last seen by caregivers on April 6 and was reportedly travelling to Brandon to visit friends. She has not been seen or heard from since leaving home. She was to return to…