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Traffic Stop in Portage Leads to Drugs, Weapons and Stolen Bikes

August 16, 2018 5:40 PM | News


Stolen Bicycles

More than 15 stolen bicycles were discovered at a home in Portage la Prairie on Thursday, August 16, 2018. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Stolen Motorcycle

RCMP also found a stolen motorcycle, as well as various other stolen items. (RCMP HANDOUT)

A traffic stop in Portage la Prairie early Thursday led RCMP to come across a number of drugs, weapons and more than 15 bicycles.

Police stopped a vehicle on 8th Street NW at around 12:20 a.m. Officers seized 26 grams of methamphetamine, several prohibited weapons, and various drug paraphernalia.

Officers then turned their attention to a house on the same street, where they found an extensive list of stolen property, including a motorcycle, various electronics, other weapons and more drug-related paraphernalia.

Dexter Roulette, 33, faces numerous charges and remains in custody.

A 49-year-old woman from the RM of Dufferin and a 25-year-old woman from the RM of Portage la Prairie were also arrested and have been released on promises to appear.

RCMP continue to investigate.


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