Portage la Prairie RCMP make multiple arrests in liquor store theft

Portage la Prairie RCMP make multiple arrests in liquor store theftPolice have arrested six in connection with a brazen late afternoon theft from a Portage la Prairie Liquor Mart. In a Nov. 8 press release, Portage la Prairie RCMP say with the assistance of the Manitoba First Nation Police Service six individuals — four adults and two youths — were arrested and are facing charges…

Central Plains RCMP report Oct. 21-27

Central Plains RCMP report Oct. 21-27The 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 Oct. 21-27. During this time period, police responded to 338 calls for service           Traffic violations 61        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 5         …

Central Plains RCMP seize tobacco in routine traffic stop

Central Plains RCMP seize tobacco in routine traffic stop87,260 cigarettes were seized and two people arrested as a result of a routine traffic stop on Oct. 24. Police report just after 9 a.m. on October 24, RCMP conducted a traffic stop of a rental vehicle from Alberta near Portage la Prairie. It was determined that the driver had an outstanding arrest warrant from…

Central Plains RCMP report for Oct. 7-13

Central Plains RCMP report for Oct. 7-13The 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 2019-10-07 and 2019-10-13. During this time period, police responded to 380 calls for service   Traffic violations 43        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 18        Vehicle Collisions 0         …

Advance voting begins Oct. 11

Advance voting begins Oct. 11Advance voting for the 43rd federal general election is scheduled for Oct. 11-14 and in Portage la Prairie you can cast your ballot at Stride Place. Advance polls are open across the country from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. (local time). At advance polls, electors can only vote at their assigned polling station. This is…

Central Plains RCMP report for Sept. 30 – Oct. 6

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 2019-09-30 and 2019-10-06. During this time period, police responded to 324 calls for service   Traffic violations 86        Traffic Offences (Highway Traffic Act) 3          Vehicle Collisions 0         …

Portage Legion awards bursaries

Portage Legion awards bursariesEach year during Legion Week Portage la Prairie Royal Canadian Legion Branch 65 awards its bursaries. This year Abby Vanstone, Amy Wiebe and Dayne Bickerton were the fortunate bursary winners. They are pictured here with Irene Boyse, Glen Archie and Legion President Bob Olford. Mickey Dumont/Citizen photo

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…

Annual Metis Gala this Saturday

Annual Metis Gala this SaturdayFunds raised through this Saturdays 18th Annual Metis Gala will be used to continue sharing Metis culture in Portage la Prairie. Organizers say the Gala — their main fundraiser — goes a long way in helping the Manitoba Metis Federation Portage Chapter keep active in the community with family events that have become favourites. All…
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