Tag Archives: Portage la Prairie

Man Killed in Crash with Lumber Track on Manitoba Highway

Man Killed in Crash with Lumber Track on Manitoba Highway

RCMP Logo VehicleA 35-year-old man was killed Sunday night when Manitoba RCMP say he drove into oncoming traffic on Highway 6 and hit a semi-trailer truck hauling lumber.

The driver, from the RM of Portage la Prairie, was travelling northbound at around 11 p.m. at Road 79 North when the accident happened.

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Police Search for Van in Armed Portage la Prairie Carjacking

Police Search for Van in Armed Portage la Prairie Carjacking

By Sarah Klein

RCMP Logo VehicleRCMP in Portage la Prairie are looking for a van that was stolen at gunpoint on Wednesday.

A 47-year-old man was sitting in the idle vehicle on Spruce Bay at around 10 p.m. waiting to pick someone up. Police say that’s when an unknown male approached him with a gun and struck the victim before taking off in the vehicle.

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Who’s a Good Boy? RCMP Canine Helps Makes Second Arrest in a Week

Who’s a Good Boy? RCMP Canine Helps Makes Second Arrest in a Week

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RCMP in Portage la Prairie recovered guns and ammunition following the arrest of two teens on Tuesday, September 12, 2017. (RCMP HANDOUT)
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Ozzy, a member of the RCMP canine unit, is being credited with helping officers arrest five suspects in Portage la Prairie within the last week. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Ozzy, an RCMP canine with the Portage la Prairie detachment, should be in store for plenty of belly rubs this week.

For the second time in as many days, the police pooch has apprehended suspects in the Portage area.

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RCMP Canine Locates Three Robbery Suspects Hiding in Shed

RCMP Canine Locates Three Robbery Suspects Hiding in Shed

Ozzy - RCMP Canine
Ozzy, a member of the RCMP canine unit, is being credited with leading officers to three robbery suspects in Portage la Prairie. (RCMP HANDOUT)

Three men have been charged after an RCMP canine found them cowering in a shed following a robbery and assault in Portage la Prairie on Sunday.

At around 4:35 a.m., a female was attacked by three masked men in front of a home on Oak Bay in Portage la Prairie.

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