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PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Special Unit Robbery is presently investigating two separate armed robberies which took place on Tuesday March 7th. The first robbery took place at approximately 08.00 p.m. at the Wing Dah Supermarket located on the Nazareth road. One masked and armed suspect came into the establishment and while threatening the cashier stole an undisclosed amount of cash and the fled the scene on foot.

The second robbery took place at approximately 08.15 p.m. at the Victory Mini-market located on the A. Th. Illidge road opposite the Sol Gas Station.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Special Unit robbery is presently investigating two separate armed robberies which took place on Thursday March 2nd.

The first robbery took place at around 02.30 a.m. in the vicinity of Sky Lounge bar on Amazon road. The female victim was walking on her way home, when two unknown men driving in a car drove up to her and forcefully stole her bag containing her personal belongings from her. After committing the act both suspects drove away.

The second robbery took place at around 07.45 p.m. close to Blue Mall and Villa Coral Beach.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Judge of Instruction on Friday March 3, 2017ordered the custody of the suspects H.H.M. and H.F.M. for eight (8) days. The two men are suspects in the ongoing investigation  into the fatal shooting at Hope-estate code-named Broccoli.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The Special Unit Robbery is presently investigating an armed robbery which took place on Wednesday March 1st at approximately 02.55 p.m. at Hong Kong Supermarket located opposite the UTS building on the Cannegieter Street in Philipsburg.

According to reports an unknown man dressed in dark colored clothing with his face partially entered the establishment and held up the cashier with gun. The suspect went on to steal an undisclosed amount of cash from the cash register and then fled in the scene on foot in the direction of Back street.

Several police patrols were sent to search the area for the suspect but they were not successful in locating him.

MAHO, St. Maarten - The Special Robbery Unit is presently investigating an armed robbery which took place on Tuesday February 28th at approximately 08.55 p.m. at Blue Rivera jewelry store located in the shopping complex at Maho.

According to the report two unknown men arrived on the scene on a scooter. The passenger of the scooter stormed into the establishment armed with a gun and threatened everyone that he would use his weapon.

The culprit then broke the showcase and stole and undisclosed amount of jewelry.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Wednesday morning March 1, 2017 the suspect N.N.H. (33) born on Dominica has been arrested in the Ostrich-investigation. She is suspected of bribery and human smuggling. She is the fourth employee of the immigration service to be arrested in this investigation.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Monday February 27th at approximately 10.00 p.m. during a general control held at border round about on Union road a white Hyundai I-10 with license plate R-1862 in which three men were drive was stopped and controlled by police.

During a search of the vehicle a pistol was found under the drivers’ seat.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Detectives are presently investigating a shooting which took place Over the Bank on Friday February 24th at approximately 10.00 p.m. The call came into the Emergency Dispatch that a father had shot his son during a very heated argument.

The son who was shot in his arm had already gone to the Sint Maarten Medical Center for medical treatment. At the Medical Center the victim stated to the investigating officers that he was shot by his father during an argument. The scene of the shooting was immediately closed off for the Forensic Department to collect evidence and the detectives to interview potential witnesses.

PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - In connection with the same MARS investigation the Judge of Instruction on Friday, February 24 deemed the arrest and detention of K.K.K.S. on February 21 lawful.
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