PHILIPSBURG - On Monday January 19th a 19-year old man was arrested at his home on Bush road by police suspected of his involvement in a January 9th 2015 armed robbery.
A warrant for his arrest was issued by the Public Prosecutors office. The arrest took place without any incident. On that same day a search of his home was carried out. During this search a young lady, who is the girlfriend of the suspect was in the house.
She was caught as she tried to hide a bag belonging to the suspect in one of the bedrooms. When this bag was searched a 9 millimeter pistol was found.
The weapon in question was confiscated for further investigation and the female was arrested on the spot.
She was taken to the Philipsburg Police Station where she remains in custody for further investigation. (Police Force Sint Maarten)