Bike Chase Leads to Drug Charges

Manitoba Post StaffNews

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.