The Portage la Prairie RCMP released their report of activity for the week between February 26 and March 3 for the Central Plains. 

The report covers police activity in Portage la Prairie, Amaranth, Treherne and the surrounding Rural Municipality.  

One crime highlighted in the report took place on March 2 at about 8:15 p.m. Officers performed a traffic stop on a vehicle on Railway Avenue in Treherne under suspicion of the driver being impaired in some way.  

The driver, a 48-year-old male from Treherne, provided a breath sample, which resulted in a Fail. The driver received an Immediate Roadside Prohibition. He also lost his license for a minimum of 90 days and had his vehicle impounded for at least 30 days.  

Calls for police service totaled 222, which mirrors the number of calls during the previous week.

Under Traffic Violations, there were 62 Highway Traffic Act reports, 4 Vehicle Collisions and two reports of Impaired Drivers. 

Crimes Against Person reports included 8 Assaults, 1 Assault with a Weapon and six reports of Uttering Threats. 

Crimes Against Property detailed 12 Thefts, 2 Thefts of Motor Vehicles, four reports of Breaking and Entering and eight calls regarding Mischief. 

Other statistics included 36 calls for Other Criminal Investigations and 47 for “Other Police Activity,” meaning False Alarms, Suspicious People or Vehicles, and Assistance Given.