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An unusual arrest

Portage la Prairie RCMP arrest male at courthouse
Seized items

There are no-go places when your pockets are loaded with contraband. The courthouse would be one of those places.

On Dec. 2, 2022, at approximately 9:45 am, RCMP responded to a call of a male in possession of drugs and a knife at the Provincial Court Office, on Tupper Street North, in Portage la Prairie.

A man had attended the courthouse and was subsequently searched by Sheriff’s. He was found to be in possession of cocaine, methamphetamine, fentanyl, a knife and a quantity of cash.

RCMP attended and placed Frederick Roulette, 30, under arrest. He has been charged with:

  • Possession for the Purpose of Trafficking x3
  • Carrying a Concealed Weapon
  • Carrying a Weapon to a Public Meeting
  • Possession of Property Obtained by Crime
  • Fail to Comply x2

 He was remanded into custody.

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