Three men arrested for threatening and possession of an illegal fire-arm.
CAY HILL - On Friday October 10th between 11.0 p.m. and 11.30 p.m. police patrol from the Philipsburg area investigated a complaint of a threat with a fire-arm on the Hyena road in Cay Hill. The suspect with the initials J.D.C. (43) was arrested at his home on Hyena road.
During a search of his home a rifle and a handgun were found and confiscated. The suspects J.M.C. (40) and F.A. Q.H. (32) were arrested in the Sucker garden area after an illegal fire-arm was located in the center console of the vehicle the suspects were driving in.
All three suspects along with the confiscated fire-arm were taken to the Philipsburg Police Department for further investigation. (All reports are courtesy of Sint Maarten Police Force)
Two men arrested for illegal fire-arm possession
CAPE BAY - On Saturday October 11th at approximately 01.00 p.m. a police patrol from the Simpson Bay District was directed by the central Police Dispatch to Cape Bay in the area of the horse stable to investigate a case involving three young men who were in the possession of a fire-arm and were firing shots.
The central Dispatch also gave a description of the men involved in this case. On the arrival of the patrol on the scene they saw three young men who fit the description that were given to them. When the patrol approached them, one of them took- off running.
At the same time the investigating officers saw when this suspect threw something away. One officer chased this suspect on foot; however he managed to get away. The other two suspects remained standing while the officer did their investigation.
A search of the immediate area led to the officers finding a loaded modified handgun. This fire-arm was immediately confiscated for further investigation.
The two suspects with the initials M. J.L. (16) and J.D. (15) were arrested on the spot and transported to the Philipsburg Police Station for further investigation.
Two men arrested for theft (breaking and entering)
OYSTER POND - On Saturday October 11th at approximately 03.45 a.m. a Philipsburg Police Patrol was sent to Oyster Bay Resort to investigate a case of breaking and entering. On the scene the patrol spoke to one of the on duty security guards who stated that two young men were caught on the premises carrying a black flat screen Toshiba television.
When they were being questioned by security as to where and how they had gotten the television, they took –off running leaving the television behind. However shortly after they were caught by other security officers on the premises and held awaiting the arrival of the police.
The suspects with initials J.L. (24) and R.C. (19) were arrested on the scene and taken to the Philipsburg Police Station along with the television which was also confiscated for further investigation.
Three traffic accidents on October 12th early morning hours
PHILIPSBURG - 1st accident took place around 03:30 am on the Airport Road in the vicinity op Arrindell Aviation.
A silver Suzuki Grand Vitara P-9541 collided with a Mitsubishi Eclipse P-2015. After the collision for unknown reasons the Suzuki Vitara travelled on three wheels for more or less 215 meters before it came to a full stop and almost reaching the round a bout at Maho Reef. The accident left both vehicles unable to drive.
2nd accident took place around 05:05 am on the Arlet Peters Road (Link 1)
A silver colour Nissan Almera M-2501 with 6 persons inside lost control while driving at high speed and collided with the guardrail on the left side op the road after which the car spun out and hit the guardrail a second time. Two passengers where injured. One male passenger received stitches to his left temple and a female passenger received cuts to her inner mouth. The vehicle was heavily damaged. The guardrail and a light post were also damaged.
3rd accident took place around 08:05 am on the Union Road at the entrance to Port de Plaisance
A silver Ford Fiesta BP 064 NG driver lost control of his vehicle while travelling on the Union Road at the entrance to Port de Plaisance and collided into a light pole after which the car came to a stop on the grass on the side of the road. The driver fled the scene leaving the vehicle behind.
All vehicles were towed away for further investigation at the expense of the owners.