Three charged with possession of marijuana
Staff photo by Jordan Maxwell.... The Portage RCMP carried out the warrant at 8:00 p.m. on May 25 in the first block of 18th St NW in Portage la Prairie. Overall, 20 grams of marijuana was seized from the scene.
Three people have been charged after the RCMP executed a search warrant on Friday and found large quantities of marijuana and other paraphernalia.
The Portage RCMP carried out the warrant at 8:00 p.m. on May 25 in the first block of 18th St NW in Portage la Prairie. Another residence was situated at a land location north of Southport. Portage la Prairie Police Dog Section also helped out in the investigation.
Upon executing the warrant on 18th Street NW, RCMP officers located approximately 20 grams of marijuana, paraphernalia consistent with trafficking marijuana as well as a sum of cash.
Robert Beaulieu, 30, has been charged with Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act as well as Possess Property Obtained by Crime. He has been released on a Promise to Appear in Provincial Court on Jun 25.
Upon executing the warrant on the residence in the RM of Portage la Prairie, RCMP officers located approximately 1200 grams of marijuana which has a value of approximately $12,000 as well as a sum of cash. Police also located a marijuana grow operation in a quonset on the property. A total of 36 plants were seized.
Jennifer Timony, 35, and Dwayne Timony, 41, both from the RM of Portage, have been charged with Production of a Controlled Substance and Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking under the Controlled Drugs and Substances Act as well as Possession of Property Obtained by Crime.
Dwayne Timony has been released on a promise to appear in Portage la Prairie Provincial court on Jun. 25. The same goes for Jennifer Timony, however she will appear in court on Aug. 13
No further information is available. Police continue to investigate.
Along with all other areas of crime, Central Plains RCMP continue to focus on street level drug trafficking to maintain safe communities within Portage la Prairie and the surrounding areas.
Anyone with information regarding the cultivation and/or trafficking of marijuana is asked to call their local police agency or RCMP Detachment.