August 17, 2018 6:05 am
Updated: August 17, 2018 6:19 am

Traffic stop leads Portage la Prairie RCMP to drugs, stolen bikes

Portage la Prairie RCMP recovered more than 15 bikes after a traffic stop led them to a raid of a home.

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A traffic stop in Portage la Prairie led police to a discovery of drugs and stolen items, including more than 15 stolen bikes.

At 12:20 a.m. on Thursday, Portage RCMP searched a vehicle and found 26 grams of meth, several weapons and various drug paraphernalia.

The investigation then led them to a home on 8th Street NW where they found a wide variety of stolen property, including the bikes, a motorcycle, and a number of electronics and weapons.

Tires found at a Portage la Prairie home raided by RCMP, which led them to stolen items.

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Dexter Roulette, 33, from Portage la Prairie faces several charges including possession for the purpose of trafficking, and possession of a weapon for dangerous purpose, possession of property obtained by crime and other offences. He 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 both released from custody on a promise to appear in court.

The investigation continues.

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