Special Unit Robberies arrested two men for armed robbery
The Special Unit Robbery (S.U.R) arrested two suspects on Thursday afternoon for their involvement in a robbery of a supermarket in Cole-Bay, that took place on October 4th 2019. On the evening of October 4th 2019 , two young men dressed in all black with hoodies on, came into the restaurant brandishing a firearm and robbed the cashier. The suspects with the initials J.S.F and O.D.G where picked up on their jobs yesterday afternoon by the detectives . They are being held in custody for further questioning. This investigation is still ongoing .
Man arrested for Narcotics
In the early hours of Wednesday, morning on November 20, 2019, the ALPHA team arrested, the man with the initials E.A.B. for his part into the exportation of narcotic to another country via the PJIA Airport. The investigation into this matter, started last year 2018, when a large amount of marijuana left St.Maarten aboard airline, bound for the country where it was intercepted. Due to the sensitivity of the investigation the name of the country where the narcotics was confiscated cannot be released at the moment. The suspect is being held at the police station pending further investigation. This investigation is still ongoing.
Minor struck by car while crossing the street .
The traffic department and police patrol were dispatched to the
Union road on Thursday afternoon at about 05.20 pm for a traffic accident where an 8 years was struck by a car. According to the information gathered, the minor was crossing the road at the same time a red jeep was driving by. The victim was struck on his side, but suffers only minor injuries to his hands and feet . He was treated on the scene and later transported to the St.Maarten Medical Center. Later in the evening he was released from the medical center and sent home. The Traffic department is busy investigating this accident.
Rookie class holds traffic control
The Police force KPMS is now in the process of upgrading and further developing its personnel on St. Maarten. In this climate the police are training three rookie classes on island with the vision of giving better service to the community .
For practical part of their module, the BPO3 class held a traffic control on the parking lot of kimsha on the Welfare road on Friday morning. During this control that’s was done under the supervision of the school coaches, 23 cars was stopped and 6 fines were given. The drivers were fined not having their driving license or insurance with them and also for driving without seatbelt on. There was 10 cars stop and control because of driving with tint on their vehicle. These types of traffic controls will be held more frequently in near the future. The police force is asking the drivers to have all their documents for the vehicle with them when driving on public roads and remember to adhere to the traffic rules.