PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Detectives are presently investigating a robbery which took place at RBC-BANK in Philipsburg on Friday April 28th 2017 at approximately 03.30 p.m. This is when a still unidentified man walked up to a female teller of the bank and slipped her a note which stated that he was in the possession of an explosive device and that she hand over all of the cash. The teller complied with the demand of this unknown man and handed over an undisclosed amount of cash.
The suspect then left the bank without raising any suspicion of the robbery he had just committed. The teller immediately informed management what had taken place. The police was immediately notified and an investigation into the matter is ongoing.
K.R.J.L. and K.H. are also being interrogated in the deadly shooting of March 14, 2017 at the Car Wash on Arch Road which led to the death of Adrian Thewet also known as Nino Brown.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Last week, Wednesday, April 19, a container filled with cigarettes was stolen from International Liquors and Tobacco (ILTT) at the Harbour in Pointe Blanche. The Police Force of Sint Maarten is hereby warning the public, all supermarket owners and other stakeholders to only buy cartons of cigarettes from officially known distributors.
Buying stolen goods is a criminal offence by law (Article 2:397 of the Penal Code) and can result in imprisonment of up to a maximum of six years or a very hefty fine. The police advise you not to buy stolen goods, you don’t want to commit a criminal offence or reward criminal behavior.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Tuesday April 25th at approximately 10.25 a.m. police patrols, traffic department, Ambulance Department, Detectives and Forensic Department were sent to the Sanitary Landfill (Public Dump) for a serious incident where a man was rolled over by a truck and was not showing any signs of life.
On the scene the investigating officers encountered the lifeless body of man with initials J.R. (58) who was a Dominican National.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Sunday, April 23, around 4:30am, a total of three men were arrested in connection with a serious case of ill treatment against three security employees working at the Carnival Festival Village.
The arrested men with the initials J.J.H, J.P.H. and D.S.K.M. were questioned and remain in police custody for further investigation.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Saturday, April 22 around 7.45pm the Central Dispatch Center received information about a shooting that took place in the area of Maho Reef, at the entrance to Point Pirouette. Based on information received it seems that several persons were involved in a shoot-out. Apparently groups had an argument and they shot at each other on Amazone Drive in front of many visitors and residents of the island.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - Friday, April 21 at 11:20pm the Central Dispatch center received a call for assistance. The Police patrol and ambulance were sent to Lime Road, in St. Peters, where a man seriously injured another man with a piece of 2x4 lumber during an altercation.
When the patrol arrived, they found the victim unconscious on the ground. He was then transported by ambulance to the St. Maarten Medical Center where he remained for further treatment.
PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - The traffic department is today, Saturday, April 22nd investigating an accident.
The incident, which occurred at around 10:30 on the Pondfill between two cars, left one Person nursing their wounds.
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