Traffic Stop Nets Marijuana, Portage Man Charged

By David Klassen

RCMP Crest LogoA traffic stop near Portage la Prairie turned up 28 grams of marijuana late last month.

RCMP pulled over a 2010 Ford Econoline cargo van on July 27 just before 2:30 a.m. for speeding. The driver, a 37-year-old Portage man, was found to be in possession of the drugs.

Christopher Ryan Lilley was arrested and later released on a promise to appear in Portage court on September 9.

Police continue to investigate.