From: Acting head of communication Department
Inspector E.S Josepha
Philipsburg, December 8th 2021
Suspected arrested in connection with shooting in Blijdens Drive
On Wednesday, December 1, various units of St. Maarten Police KPSM joined forces to apprehend suspect J.C. for whom an arrest warrant was issued for a shooting on Blijden Drive on October 30, 2021.
The suspect was arrested in Cole Bay as part of the ongoing investigation into a shooting incident in which a man was shot in his leg after an altercation on Blijden Drive. The suspect had fled the scene shortly after injuring the victim.
The suspect remains detained pending further investigation.
The arrest was executed with the cooperation between detectives from the Major Crimes Unit, Special Unit Robberies, and the Uniform Division.
Police thank the community for its input in the apprehension of this suspect.