The Central Plains RCMP has released the weekly report for the period between March 25 until March 31. The report covers Portage la Prairie, Treherne, Amaranth and the surrounding Rural Municipalities.

On March 30, at approximately 11:15 p.m., a Portage la Prairie RCMP officer was making patrols in the MacGregor area and conducted a traffic stop with a vehicle on Highway 350. 

A 37-year-old man from MacGregor indicated he had consumed some alcohol earlier and was asked to provide a breath sample on a Roadside Screening Device. 

The driver was given a Warning and lost his licence for seven days, his vehicle was impounded for three days and he will need to pay an Administration Penalty of $400.00.

Calls for police service totalled 232, which is an increase from the 212 calls the previous week.

Under Traffic Violations, there were 58 Highway Traffic Act reports, 4 Vehicle Collisions and 3 reports of Impaired Drivers. 

Crimes Against Person reports included 9 Assaults, 3 Assaults with a Weapon. There were no reports of Uttering Threats. 

Crimes Against Property detailed 8 Thefts, 1 Theft of a Motor Vehicle, 3 reports of Breaking and Entering and 13 calls regarding Mischief. 

Other statistics included 48 calls for Other Criminal Investigations and 56 for "Other Police Activity," meaning False Alarms, Suspicious People or Vehicles, and Assistance Given. 

The day that saw the most action from the RCMP was Saturday, March 30.