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Four Teens Charged in Portage la Prairie Drug Bust

February 21, 2023 12:06 PM | News

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The RCMP logo is seen outside Royal Canadian Mounted Police “E” Division Headquarters, in Surrey, B.C., on Friday, April 13, 2018. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darryl Dyck)

Four teens have been charged after RCMP found crack cocaine inside a vehicle in Portage la Prairie.

Officers conducted a traffic stop on Lorne Avenue W early Sunday and found the driver didn’t have a licence on him. The 16-year-old boy provided a false name, but was recognized by the officer.

The teen was arrested and found to be in possession of a small bag containing what police believe was crack cocaine.


The three other occupants were asked to exit the vehicle before police found a large bag on the floor containing more suspected crack cocaine. Police also located additional drugs, cash and drug-related paraphernalia.

Two boys, aged 16 and 17, along with a 15-year-old girl, were arrested on drug-related offences. They were later released to appear in Portage la Prairie court.

RCMP continue to investigate.