Public tips lead to woman's arrest
Dana Marie Doreen Popko, 28, of Portage – co-accused in the incident - remains at large. (RCMP supplied)
One of two woman sought in relation to a May 13 incident in St. Claude involving a stolen vehicle has been arrested.
According to police, on Oct. 27 – thanks to several tips from the public – Portage la Prairie RCMP brought 31-year-old Britney Leigh-Ann Lake of MacGregor into custody on the warrant for her arrest. Dana Marie Doreen Popko, 28, of Portage – co-accused in the incident - remains at large.
As per past reports, on May 13 of this year, Treherne RCMP learned that Lake and Popko were reportedly in possession of a stolen vehicle. Though the vehicle was recovered, both suspects have remained at large since the incident.
Popko is described as a Metis female with a slender build, standing 5-foot-4 and weighing approximately 110 lbs. She had brown eyes, and brown hair, which she has been known to dye different colours. She is believed to be living in or around the Portage la Prairie area.
Police ask that anyone with knowledge of Popko’s whereabouts, please contact the Portage la Prairie RCMP at 204-857-4445.