Bike Chase Leads to Drug Charges

Bike Chase Leads to Drug Charges

On October 17, 2018 in the early hours of the morning, police observed a man known to them who had an outstanding warrant. He immediately began to evade them on his bike but the police chased him down and took him into custody.

A search of the suspect resulted in the seizure of approximately 5.3 grams of methamphetamine (with an estimated street value of $530).

Members of the K9 unit attended and tracked to a machete that is believed to have been discarded by the suspect while he was being chased.

21 year-old Blaine Thadeus Harper of Winnipeg has been charged with:

- Possession of Scheduled Substance – Methamphetamine

- Possession of a Weapon

- Fail to Comply Condition Recognizance by Judge/Justice

- Fail to Comply with Probation Order (x2)

He was also processed on two warrants for charges of:

- Fail to Attend Court on a Recognizance

- Fail to Comply with Probation (x2)

Harper was detained in custody.

TOPICS:   Winnipeg Crime

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