PHILIPSBURG, St. Maarten - On Wednesday, 23 August 2017, three searches were conducted on Sint Maarten regarding the investigation "Mars". The searches were conducted by officers of the St. Maarten Police Force (KPSM) under the auspices of an Investigative-Judge and in the presence of a Public Prosecutor of the Public Prosecutor's Office Sint Maarten.
"Mars" is the criminal investigation into the death of Luis “Blanco” Darante and Edwin “Eggy” Rosario. In this case four suspects have been identified. They are: T.J.F. (1989), K.F. (1977), K.K.S. (1987) and M.A.W. (1977). T.J.F. and K.K.S. are detained. K.F. is detained in another investigation but is also a suspect in “Mars”.
The searches this morning took place in a garage on the Soualiga Road, a home at Union Farm and a home in Hope Estate. This morning a number of goods were seized, also data-carriers such as telephone and computers, all related and important to the investigation.
The Public Prosecutor's Office (OM) Sint Maarten calls on potential witnesses to report at the police with information.